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OKG Newsletter


Topic: painkillers

Death of a Sooner

The shocking death of Austin Box raises awareness about athletes on painkillers.


News

Rob Collins
The last time Wade Burleson saw Austin Box, the pastor told the Sooner athlete he looked like an old man.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Bitter pills

As police investigate Austin Box’s accidental death from drug toxicity, a nonprofit calls the tragedy ‘a teachable moment.’


News

Rob Collins
The El Reno Police Department’s investigation into Austin Box’s accidental death continues after last week’s release of the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s toxicology report.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Basic instinct


CFN

Gazette staff
A jaw-dropper of a local story has drawn worldwide attention.
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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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