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  • O.C. pain doctor caused deaths of three patients, authorities allege

    O.C. pain doctor caused deaths of three patients, authorities allege
    An Orange County pain doctor caused the deaths of three patients by negligently prescribing them powerful narcotics, state medical authorities said in a complaint made public Friday.
  • Album review: Schoolboy Q's new album, 'Oxymoron,' lives up to hip-hop buzz

     Album review: Schoolboy Q's new album, 'Oxymoron,' lives up to hip-hop buzz
    One of the year's most anticipated hip-hop releases, Schoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" lives up to its buzz. Both heavy with bass and filled with memorable hooks, Q's long-gestating major label debut is tight in length and rich with intent. "Oxymoron" arrives in...

    Doctors are top source of prescription drugs for chronic abusers

    Doctors are top source of prescription drugs for chronic abusers
    Doctors are fueling the nation's prescription drug epidemic and represent the primary source of narcotic painkillers for chronic abusers, according to a new government study. The finding challenges a widely held belief that has long guided policymakers:...

    Doctors are key source of narcotics for riskiest users, study says

    Doctors are fueling the epidemic of prescription drug addiction and overdose and represent the single largest supplier of these drugs to chronic abusers, according to a government study published Monday. The finding challenges the conventional wisdom...

    Drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske calls for more access to heroin antidote

    Drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske calls for more access to heroin antidote
    WASHINGTON — White House drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske on Tuesday called for making naloxone, a drug that has been highly effective at reversing heroin overdoses, more widely available to emergency-care providers and other first responders....