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In an attempt to minimize the deaths from substance abuse, a new California bill, which has cleared the State Assembly and is expecting clearance on the Senate floor, may pave the way for the opening of statewide centers, where people can inject heroin in a safe and hygienic way. On the lines of a monitored […]

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President Trump has officially declared the nation’s opioid crisis a national emergency. The declaration came on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at a news conference that President Trump attended with Vice President Pence at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. According to the President, “The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I’m saying officially right now […]

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Studies show that in the United States, prescription drugs are the most widely abused class of drugs, immediately after alcohol and marijuana, and succeeded by street drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. Medicines, such as painkillers, prove to be effective only if they are taken as prescribed by a doctor for the purpose of […]

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In a letter dated July 7, 2017, drawing President Trump’s attention towards the deadly opioid abuse crisis ravaging the nation, five former governors of the states of Arkansas, Vermont, Kentucky, Hawaii and Washington, have expressed the pressing need for joint federal and state actions to curb the ever-growing numbers of fatal overdoses from heroin and […]

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Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan, is a powerful weapon in the ongoing war against the increasing numbers of opioid overdoses in the United States. Naloxone is an opioid antidote that binds to the opioid receptors in the central nervous system, blocking them from responding to opioids and endorphins. Generally, naloxone is used by […]

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“Mom and dad’s dead, mom and dad’s dead!” screamed a terrified 5-year-old boy as he went running two blocks barefoot in the dark on May 18 to his step-grandfather’s home, after finding his parents unconscious at their home in Middletown, Ohio. Kenny Currey, the boy’s step-grandfather, ran back to the house and to his horror, […]

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From coast to coast, a vicious scourge of heroin- and opioid-related overdoses and deaths are occurring in both large metropolitan cities and small rural communities. This epidemic, which has been growing for the past five years, is, through the impact of sheer numbers, causing collective alarm across the U.S. Activists, community collaboratives, local churches and […]

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Hollywood lost another great actor over the weekend due to drugs, Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46. The Academy Award winning actor was best known for portraying complex and dysfunctional characters. He played many memorable roles in both film and on stage, and was nominated for numerous awards, including Academy and Tony awards. The Hollywood community expressed […]

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This show, Teen Mom, on MTV has been in the news a lot because several its cast members have been linked to heavy drug and alcohol use. The newest story: teen mom seekstreatment for heroin addiction. Jenelle Evans, who was on Teen Mom 2, is apparently back in rehab, this time she checked herself in […]

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Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Heroin is the most common name for an illegal and often more potent form of morphine, a drug used to provide comfort in times of great pain. While forms of morphine can be extremely beneficial to those in need, heroin is extremely addictive and prolonged use often leads […]

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