July 25, 2018

What Demi Lovato Has Said About Sobriety And Mental Health

By Lisa Respers France On hitting rock bottom The 25-year-old star told Access Hollywood in 2013 that she had a moment of reckoning when she was […]
July 23, 2018

Rampant opioid injection: ‘A ticking time bomb’ that puts all Americans at risk for disease

by Laura Ungar ATLANTA — First came the opioid epidemic. Then, a wave of drug-fueled infections. Now, after years of quietly spreading across the nation, diseases […]
July 23, 2018

A mother’s guilt: my personal experience with the opioid crisis and what to do about it

by Karen Boland Cory was prescribed opioid painkillers for an accident when he was 19. When he couldn’t get any medication because of a fluke, he […]
July 20, 2018

With 175 Americans Dying A Day, What Are The Solutions to The Opioid Epidemic?

By Jerry Mitchell More than 175 Americans will die today of drug overdoses. The daily death toll from drug overdoses is like a 737 crashing and killing […]
July 19, 2018

Alabama Battles Heroin & Prescription Painkiller Abuse, Overdoses

Nationwide, the U.S. is suffering from a massive heroin and prescription painkiller epidemic. Alabama is no exception, garnering overdose statistics that sadly, are now deemed average. How […]
July 18, 2018

Are We Making The Opioid Problem Worse?

Dr. Daniel Sutter   Opioid abuse is taking a tremendous toll on America, with 42,000 opioid-related deaths in 2016 and 343 in Alabama.  The problem involves […]
July 18, 2018

Medicaid Under The Influence: How Drugmakers Sway Medication Options For Patients

Eight months pregnant, the drug sales representative wore a wire for the FBI around her bulging belly as she recorded conversations with colleagues at a conference […]
July 17, 2018

Feeling The Pain, Employers Begin to Take on The Opioid Epidemic

By Kathryn Mayer It’s no secret that the opioid crisis has been a burden on society. But employers are finally beginning to realize the impact it’s having […]
July 16, 2018

Opioids in Northern Michigan Police See Progress in Addressing Abuse, But More Work Ahead

By: Steve Foley It wasn’t that long ago when pharmacies become targets for those who became addicted to opioids. “You don’t hear too much about that […]