October 24, 2017
Salem-News.com Medical articles
Salem-News.com (Sep-21-2017 23:15)
Shingles Gets You When You`re DownBonnie King Salem-News.com
The painful virus is something most of us know nothing about, until it’s too late.
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If the threat of a shingles diagnosis worries you, then you already know more than most people about this painful virus.
Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2017 14:28)
Life and Death Struggle for the Children of SyriaDr. Franklin Lamb, Salem-News.com
No one can help every Syrian child during the continuing carnage in their beloved country. But everyone can have the honor of fulfilling the solemn duty of each of us--to help someone.
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Ten-year old Ghina Wadi had another of what hopefully will be a leg saving operation last Friday. She has spent the past seven months often in unbearable pain, which for the first month was periodically relieved for only approximately 15 minutes at a time- by heavy injections of morphine.
Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2016 10:57)
Linn County Looking for Search and Rescue Recruits Ages 14-18Salem-News.com
Applicants must attend a recruit meeting at the Sheriff's Office on April 11th or May 9th
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Successful applicants will be eligible to attend the 11 day Search and Rescue Training Academy in June.
Salem-News.com (Nov-03-2015 15:20)
Oregon Cases of E. Coli Linked to Chipotle Now at 12Salem-News.com
Chipotle has closed at least 14 of its restaurants in the Portland metro area
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The Oregon Health Authority is reporting a total of 12 cases of Shiga toxin E. coli linked to eating at Chipotle restaurants in the Portland Metro area, up from three cases that were first reported October 31.
Salem-News.com (Jul-29-2015 23:15)
Florida Board of Medicine Appears Oblivious to Pill Mill CrisisMarianne Skolek Salem-News.com
Florida Board of Medicine: you have a pill mill crisis in your state! Why are you contributing to it?
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There is an organization of ordinary citizens operating out of Florida called StoppNow. These ordinary citizens recognize that pill mills operating out of storefront buildings are warehouses of prescription opioids who are dispensing pills to hopelessly addicted people lined up outside the storefront pill mills.
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2015 19:44)
To: Canada -- Should Lynn R. Webster, MD be serving on your prescription opioid advisory panel?Marianne Skolek Salem-News.com
Lynn R. Webster, MD is banned from prescribing painkillers and from working at any pain clinic in the U.S.
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An organization in Canada called "Get Prescription Drugs Off the Street" aka GPDOTS.com (website www.GPDOTS.com) headed by Amy Graves recently wrote a letter to the Canadian Minister of Health. A copy of their letter is a part of this article.
Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2015 16:11)
CDC Says Oregon is in `Top 10` Opioids and Heroin Centers of AbuseSalem-News.com
Between 2002 and 2013, the rate of heroin-related overdose deaths nearly quadrupled. NO STATE had a decrease in the heroin death rate.
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Heroin use has increased across the US among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. Not only are people using heroin, they are also abusing multiple other substances, especially cocaine and prescription opioid painkillers.
Salem-News.com (Oct-06-2014 02:10)
EBOLA! EBOLA! EBOLA!Dr. Phil Leveque and Bonnie King, Salem-News.com
Exclusive interview with Dr. Phil Leveque, Forensic Toxicologist and Pharmacologist, on the Ebola Epidemic.
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It spreads very easily. An infected person doesn't need to touch you, or have you touch them; nor sneeze on you, or have sex with you. It’s their aura, the infected person’s atmosphere around them carries the moisture-born Ebola virus, their own contaminated body fluids. Yes, their sweat evaporating into the air around them is infected, and contagious.
Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2014 22:00)
The Gaza Medical Aid Scandal: Suffer, little children....Stuart Littlewood Salem-News.com
What do our clueless politicians care?
The indifference shown by Messrs Obama and Cameron to the slaughter and unimaginable destruction that Israel – the self-styled “only democracy in the Middle East” with “the most moral army in the world” – inflicted on Gaza a month ago is beyond sickening.
Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2007 08:08)
Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis Insidious Disease of DeathLela Taylor, Salem-News.com
The subject comes painfully close to home for one reporter.
(SALEM, Ore.) - This article is about alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver. Cirrhosis can be caused by other physiological problems and diseases, but alcoholic liver cirrhosis is a social issue that affects not only the person suffering, but also their family and friends.Read Full Article