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  • Implantable pain disk may help those with cancer

    Implantable pain disk may help those with cancer
    An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief. In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
  • Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests

    Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests
    HOUSTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and a former Texas governor are part of an international coalition trying to halt Texas' execution of a Mexican citizen this week. Edgar Tamayo Arias, 46, is to be put to death Wednesday for fatally...
  • Officials protest Texas plan to execute Mexican citizen

    Officials protest Texas plan to execute Mexican citizen
    HOUSTON — A Mexican national facing execution in Texas this week has drawn support from Mexican officials, a former Texas governor and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, who appealed to Gov. Rick Perry and state courts for a reprieve —...
  • Prolonged execution renews debate over death by lethal injection

    HOUSTON — An Ohio inmate's drawn-out execution this week led to an outcry about the increased use of new lethal injection drugs by the country's 32 death penalty states, a practice that experts predict will lead to more problems. Dennis McGuire...
  • Family of executed inmate to sue Ohio to block new drug protocol

    The children of convicted murderer Dennis McGuire, whose execution by lethal injection took longer and seemed to be more painful than expected, plans to sue Ohio to block further use of the protocol. The decision to sue was announced Friday at a news...
  • Ohio execution: New drug protocol, but 15 minutes to die

    Convicted murderer and rapist Dennis McGuire took more than 15 minutes to die, appearing to gasp during his execution Thursday by Ohio using a combination of drugs never tried before in the United States. The process, using a two-drug protocol, is the...
  • It took longer for Ohio inmate to die than it takes to read this post

    It took longer for Ohio inmate to die than it takes to read this post
    So, the state of Ohio conducted a little experiment Thursday: Can you execute someone using just two drugs? And the result? Why, yes you can. But it wasn’t quick, and it may not have been painless. First, a little background. The executed man,...
  • Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped, study says

    Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped, study says
    Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped sharply in the last 25 years, according to a new study. The percentage of the U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs such as cocaine and marijuana dropped to 3.5% last year, from 13.6% in 1988,...
  • Man busted on drug charges after being caught having sex in car with adult relative

    Man busted on drug charges after being caught having sex in car with adult relative
    On Sunday afternoon Barry Thompson got busted. Big time. Sometimes it's the price you pay for 'keeping it in the family.' When deputies noticed a 2005 Toyota parked in the entrance of Pride Elementary School in Deltona, they stopped to investigate,...
  • Exclusive: Grieving FDNY Father Seeks Recognition for "Black Sunday" Son

    Exclusive: Grieving FDNY Father Seeks Recognition for "Black Sunday" Son
    In his first interview since his 40-year old son was found dead in his Long Island bedroom--retired, FDNY deputy chief Joseph DiBernardo told PIX 11 he wants his son's name included on the FDNY's "Wall of Heroes"--which honors those who died in the line...
  • Rx for Danger: Oxycodone crackdown drives addicts to other drugs

    Rx for Danger: Oxycodone crackdown drives addicts to other drugs
    For years, oxycodone reigned as the prescription drug of choice for dealers and abusers in Florida. The painkiller was so widely prescribed in the Sunshine State that just two years ago, 90 of the top 100 oxycodone-buying physicians in the nation were...
  • Defective headlight led to arrest of suspected meth dealer on 7 drug and 2 weapons charges

    This dude acted like a deer caught in the headlights, when a deputy stopped him while driving a 1995 red Pontiac in Port Charlotte for a defective headlight on Thursday night. The man inside, Daniel Leonard Miller, appeared very nervous, shaking and...