A new study has found out that prescription painkillers are to blame for the higher death rates among white women in the United States, according to an article written by Danielle Paquette for The Washington Post.
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Can substance abuse, supposedly brought about by serious injuries sustained in a workplace accident more than a decade ago, still be enough grounds for an additional workers’ compensation claim? A ruling on one such case by the Federal Court of Australia seems to suggest that it could be.
Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in the United States. Fortunately, various sectors of society are making an effort to fight the problem, including a hospital in West Virginia, according to a report on 5News.
Many people might think that prescription drug abuse isn’t that bad, compared to illegal drug abuse, such as cocaine, heroin, or ice. The truth, however, is far scarier. An article for The Daily Reporter reveals how alarming prescription drug abuse statistics in the United States have become.
The Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of a former Qantas pilot for failing a workplace drug test, according to a report by Chloe Taylor for HC Online.
More and more truck drivers are speeding and using ice to stay awake while driving for more than 16 hours a day, says Keith Moor in article for the Herald Sun.
Police are looking into the possibility that the teenager who died while attending a rave in Sydney might have been playing a drug-taking game before his death, says an ABC News article.
In an article for the Herald Sun, Tom Elliott makes a very valid point about the confusion that opening a supervised injecting centre—where drug users can legally shoot up heroin—in Richmond might cause violation of the law among the people.