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Health and Human Services secretary gives opinion on opioid crisis in Chattanooga visit [video …

Health and Human Services secretary gives opinion on opioid crisis in Chattanooga visit [video …

POLL: Do you think enough is being done to combat opioid addiction? … The opioid crisis that claims more than 50,000 American lives a year “is a …
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Heroin: Three Strikes And You Die

Heroin addicts like me are bursting the seams of our prisons. The cost to keep us locked up has become a burden on society. The crime rate in cities …
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America Has Been Trying to Get Sober for Over 300 Years

A new book, Drunks: An American History, by Christopher M. Finan, … (Legally speaking, Finan notes that the very first North American prohibition was … of advocates and alcoholics fighting to arrive at the modern view of addiction.
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In rural America, opioid prescriptions continue to flow, new CDC report shows

Given that rates of opioid prescribing are closely linked to addiction and … their efforts to educate physicians on the proper use of narcotic pain relief.
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CDC: U.S. opioid prescriptions fall, but numbers still high

Prescriptions for opioid painkillers have dropped since 2010, but the number of Americans getting the highly addictive medications is still too high. (Source: Health News – UPI.com)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.
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