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Surgeon General Wants Americans to Carry Naloxone

The United States Surgeon General, Jerome Adams, MD, has urged Americans to carry naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal medication, in order to protect themselves...

New US Surgeon General pledges to take on the opioid epidemic

Last week, the Senate confirmed Dr. Jerome Adams as the 20th U.S. Surgeon General. Adams — an anesthesiologist with a biochemistry, a biopsychology, and...

President’s commission to combat the opioid crisis delays report again

The Trump Administration created a special commission to combat the country’s drug addiction and opioid crisis, but the commission has missed the deadline to...

Heroin deaths more than triple over four-year period, study shows

The number of deaths from heroin overdoses more than tripled from 2010 to 2014, according to a recent study from the National Center for...

Alcohol and substance misuse costs US economy more than $440 billion...

Alcohol and substance misuse has an impact of approximately $442 billion a year on the American economy, according to a recent report from the...
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