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OKG Newsletter


Topic: hydrocodone

Cause for alarm

OU and a family friend deny broadcaster’s claim that Austin Box’s death was ‘suicide.’


News

Rob Collins
Former University of Oklahoma star and national broadcaster Spencer Tillman characterized Austin Box’s tragic death as a “suicide” this week on a Houston sports talk radio station, despite the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s ruling that the death was accidental.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Ease the pain

Prescription drug abuse reaches epidemic proportions in Oklahoma.


News

Carmel Perez Snyder
Five years after being lauded for establishing one of the first Prescription Monitoring Programs in the nation, Oklahoma recently garnered another distinction. The state is second only to Alabama in the highest use of prescription painkillers, according to a pharmacy benefit-management firm called Express Scripts And painkiller abuse in the state is having lethal consequences.
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
 
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