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Backpackers Traveling in Perth Overdose on Travel Sickness Drug they Thought...

Two French citizens are in critical condition and a German woman is in an induced coma after a group of travelers in Perth snorted...

LA County Substance Abuse Medical Director Says Diversity is Strength in...

While Los Angeles County is taking on efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, only eight of California’s 58 counties have fewer opioid overdoses, says...

Injection to Mitigate Opioid Addiction Approved by the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sublocade, an injection version of their commonly-used opioid addiction treatment medication Suboxone. Indivior is the company...

Detained Drug Smugglers are Being Held on the Coast Guard’s “Boat...

The United States Coast Guard is detaining suspected drug smugglers and traffickers for weeks and months on end on boat prisons that are being...

Detroit to Sue Opioid Drugmakers and Distributors

The Detroit City Council has approved funding to hire two law firms to represent the city as they sue opioid drugmakers and distributors they...

Before Trump Visit, China Denies Responsibility for Fentanyl

  On Friday, November 3, a Chinese official denied the country bore complete responsibility for fentanyl in the United States. The statement was made during a...

White House Commission Suggests 56 Strategies to Combat Opioid Crisis

Thursday the Opioid Commission tasked by President Donald Trump sent the White House a list of 56 methods to mitigate the opioid crisis. It...

Opioid addiction: Saving a son or daughter from a fatal overdose

Parenting becomes more challenging when a son or daughter becomes addicted to drugs, and with opioid addiction reaching epidemic consequences, preventing a fatal overdose...

New data: ER doctors prescribe fewer opioids than other physicians

Health care professionals who work in emergency departments prescribe less opioid-based medications than other physicians, a new study revealed. The study, published in Annals...

Long-term opioid prescription use on the rise in US

A new study has determined that long-term prescription opioid use is increasing in the U.S. and warrants further research on the potential pros and...
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