opioid drugs

Trump Attends Panel Discussion On Opioid Addction At White House

Opioid Epidemic Worsens And It Takes The Life Of A Significant Number Of White-Americans, Report Says

By Jeff Thompson - Mar 30, 2017 07:01 PM EDT

President Trump wants the Opioid abuse to be controlled as he promised in the election campaign.

'Heroin'

Overdose Deaths Are Mostly Caused By 'Heroin,' State Regulates Opioid Prescription, What We Need To Know!

By Carrie Winters - Dec 30, 2016 06:55 AM EST

Overdose deaths are caused mostly by "heroin" as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is said to surpass painkillers that are prescribed.

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Sheeps In Wales Went 'Psychotic' After Accidentally Feeding On Cannabis Plant

By Jenn Loro - May 30, 2016 11:03 AM EDT

A flock of stoned sheep reportedly wreaked havoc in a Swansea village in Wales after accidentally feeding on cannabis fly-tipped on the roadside. On the other side of Atlantic, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently announced about a new Probuphine implant that can be potentially used to treat widespread opioid addiction.

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Opioid Drug Prescriptions Drop, Finally

By Jenn Loro - May 28, 2016 09:33 AM EDT

For the first time in 20 years, opioid prescriptions have finally went down since 2012. However, an increase in prescription alternatives to opioids has also been observed.

Painkillers

Painkiller Prescription Falling In The US, But Fatal Overdoses Crisis Remains

By Dipannita - May 24, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

For the first time in the past 20 years, the number of prescriptions for opioid drugs and painkillers is decreasing in the United States. These are the findings of a new study conducted by a relatively new body of research called IMS Health.

Heroin

Heroin Use Over Last Decade Doubled Across The US: CDC

By Peter R - Jul 08, 2015 02:56 PM EDT

The CDC in is weekly morbidity and mortality report faulted easy availability and low price of opioid substance.

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