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Addiction Has Teeth

While wisdom teeth are a leftover oddity from our days as a stick-gathering, reed-chewing people who needed back-ups for their teeth, today, they continue...

Price of Overdose Reversal Drug Skyrockets to $4,000 a Pack

While Evzio’s slogan is “Don’t hesitate. Be Evzio-ready,” its steep 550% markup from $575 to a whopping $4,000 will give many consumers pause. At...

California Expands Opioid Overdose Antidote Access

On Thursday, June 14, California’s top health official issued an order which will make the opioid overdose antidote naloxone available to anyone in the...

FDA Announces Naloxone Recall

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall of the opioid overdose reversal medication, naloxone. According to a safety advisement posted...

In Wake of Overdoses, Maine Authorities Issue Warning

  On Friday, April 6, nine overdoses occurred in four different Maine counties, prompting local authorities to issue a warning that local heroin supplies may...

CDC Data Reveals Increase in Opioid Overdoses

A new report compiled and released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals that the number of opioid overdoses in the United States...

Mother Fatally Overdosed Cleaning Up Son’s Overdose

A mother who discovered her son overdosing in the bathroom had him brought to intensive care. However, authorities believe that the mother was exposed...

Treatment drug shortfall for young opioid addiction sufferers

Youngsters who are struggling with opioid addiction are hugely undertreated when it comes to receiving vital drugs which could prevent relapse and overdose. A new...

Opioid prescription numbers for injured workers plummet

The number of painkilling opioids handed out to injured workers in the U.S. has seen a major drop — but remains dangerously high in...

Opioid use has not decreased as concerns increase, poll

More Americans use and abuse prescription opioids despite increased awareness related to the dangers of the medical and nonmedical use of prescription opioids, according...
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