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Powerful Opioid Fentanyl Blamed For Spike In U.S. Drug Overdoses

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living

March 18 (Reuters) - Federal drug enforcement officials on Wednesday issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl, a powerful opioid ofte...

States Combat Overdose Deaths

Pew's Stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Is Miley Responsible for Drug ODs?

Anna David | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

Miley Cyrus didn't kill them. The Zoo Festival didn't kill them. But our society, which glorifies the use of drugs and alcohol and stigmatizes addiction and even recovery -- that expends outrageous amounts of energy on shaming Miley Cyrus while ignoring many of the issues worth getting upset about -- does play a part

Death by Detoxification

Adam Bisaga, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam Bisaga, M.D.

The "medication-free" approach cannot be justified as the only treatment of opioid addiction, where overwhelming evidence exists to support the greater success of a medication-assisted approach.