Viewpoint: Hiding Behind Bad Science and the Opioid Crisis – LWW Journals

Mosley, Mark MD

doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000520591.88836.0b

Viewpoint

Dr. Mosley is the director of quality improvement, the medical director for residency education, and the director of operations management at Wesley Emergency Center in Wichita, KS.

We hear about the “opioid crisis” from media outlets, politicians, medical journals, and even conversations in the public square every day. We react with immediate alarm, and rush to begin national and (more…)

Serial robber taking Oxycodone from local pharmacies – KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) —

Investigators are looking for a man who has robbed five pharmacies in just two and a half weeks. They say he’s not after money, but wants the addictive painkiller hydrocodone.

Surveillance video from a CVS on Fry Road in Katy shows him walking up to the pharmacy counter on March 6.

The man lifts the corner of his shirt, and investigators (more…)

Garry Shandling death caused by blood clot and oxycodone and hydrocodone in system – Daily…

Garry Shandling died as a result of pulmonary thrombosis according to his autopsy report.

The legendary comedian was killed when a blood clot traveled from his leg to his lung, and the cause of death has been listed as both ‘natural’ and an ‘accident.’

He also had an enlarged heart. 

Shandling, who passed away at the age of 66, had Xanax, oxycodone and hydrocodone in his (more…)