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Mexico’s State Guerrero Emerges as the United States’ Largest Heroin Supplier

Mexico’s southwestern state of Guerrero is now the largest heroin supplier to America, contributing to the opioid epidemic that resulted in 64,000 overdose deaths...

FDA Labels Opioid Cough Meds Unsafe for Kids

The FDA has determined that opioid cold and cough medicines should not be used for treating children under the age of 18. According to a...

Pennsylvania Gov. Declares Opioid Epidemic a Public Health Emergency

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has declared the opioid epidemic in the state to be a public health emergency. Despite the significant efforts that have been...

Doctor Has Wife Killed After She Threatened to Expose His Opioid...

A doctor from New Jersey hired a hitman to kill his wife after she threatened she would expose the illicit prescription drug operation he...

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...

Staff on Dr. Phil show Accused of Giving Alcohol, Drugs to...

Todd Herzog, start of hit TV show “Survivor,” is claiming he was served alcohol and Xanax by the staff of TV show Dr. Phil...

Manhattan Doctor Indicted in Opioid Overdose Death

A Manhattan physician, 81 year old Dr. Martin Tesher, has been charged with unlawful prescription of narcotics to patient Nicholas Bendetto. Bendetto suffered a fatal...

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...

Bronx Teacher Killed by Fentanyl Overdose

According to investigators, a special education teacher who was found dead in a school bathroom in November died from a fatal fentanyl overdose. Toxicology reports...

Chris Christie Says Fighting Stigma Key to Beating Opioid Crisis

Chris Christie, the outgoing New Jersey Governor and Republican who led the Trump Administration’s commission on addiction says that once stigma is has been...
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