Tag Archives: Overdose

Study Links Drug Maker Gifts for Doctors to More Overdose Deaths

WASHINGTON — A new study offers some of the strongest evidence yet of the connection between the marketing of opioids to doctors and the nation’s addiction epidemic. It found that counties where opioid manufacturers offered a large number of gifts and payments to doctors had more overdose deaths involving the drugs than counties where direct-to-physician… Read More »

Smartphone App Detects Opioid Overdose

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartphone app that can detect if someone is experiencing an opioid overdose. The app uses sonar to monitor the breathing rate of a user, which it can do from up to three feet away, to assess if someone is experiencing an overdose. So far, the technology… Read More »

Drug overdose death rate increasing the most among middle-aged women, CDC finds

It’s not clear why women are becoming disproportionately affected. (iStock) The drug overdose death rate among women in the U.S. has greatly increased, according to data released this week in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s morbidity and mortality report. Specifically, the data revealed the drug overdose death rate has hit middle-aged women particularly hard. In… Read More »

Painkiller Triple Dose (Painkiller, Painkiller: Battle out of Hell, Painkiller: Overdose) – PC

Bring the Pain! Trapped in a dark an unwelcoming world awaiting your purification, you must fight your way through over 50 species of Hell’s wildest incarnations as you attempt to stop the imminent unholy war. Painkiller and Painkiller Battle out of Hell took the world by storm, capturing the souls of FPS-fans and winning multiple… Read More »