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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...

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...

Opioid Deaths in Hospitals Quadruple Over Fifteen Years, According to CDC

A study from the CDC found that opioid deaths during hospital stays quadrupled between 1993 and 2014, physician and assistant professor of health care...

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...

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...

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...

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Longtime Partner Reflects on His Loss to Addiction

In a new essay appearing in Vogue, Philip Seymour Hoffman’s longtime partner and mother of their children, Mimi O’Donnell, laments the loss of the...

Coast Guard Intercepts Semi-Submersible Vessel with 3,800 lbs of Cocaine

The United States Coast Guard intercepted a semi-submersible vessel that held almost four thousand pounds of cocaine off the coast of the coast of...

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...
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