Will Banning Oxycodone for Young Patients Roll Back the Opioid Crisis? – The Chronicle of…

One California state senator thinks it might. Pain patients and researchers? Not so much.

When Anne Fuqua was a teenager she came down with a rare neurological disorder that caused her muscles to involuntarily twist, contort and spasm. She compared the ache to having a perpetual Charley horse. At 14 years old, her only reprieve from constant cramping came in the form (more…)

Milwaukee couple charged with giving 3-year-old daughter … – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Milwaukee couple have been charged in the death of their 3-year-old daughter, who police say died of an opioid overdose from pills her sister and brother said the couple routinely gave to all the children.

Darrell Rayshawn Woodson, 35, (more…)

Milwaukee couple charged with giving 3-year-old daughter Oxycodone as a ‘chill pill’ -…

A Milwaukee couple have been charged in the death of their 3-year-old daughter, who police say died of an opioid overdose from pills her sister and brother said the couple routinely gave to all the children.

Darrell Rayshawn Woodson, 35, and Margarita Balderas, 34, each face one count of second-degree reckless homicide, (more…)