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The opioid epidemic Its time to place blame where it belongs

The opioid epidemic Its time to place blame where it belongs


Congressman Aaron Schock questions Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,

The Opioid Epidemic: It's time to place blame where it belongs

New York sues Purdue Pharma and Sackler family over opioid crisis

Scott Weidle

New York sues billionaire Sackler family over alleged role in opioid crisis


Don't blame addicts for America's opioid crisis. Here are the real culprits

In the hypocrisy of the opioid epidemic, white means victim, black means addict.

Short Answers to Hard Questions About the Opioid Crisis - The New York Times

A Drugmaker Tries To Cash In On The Opioid Epidemic, One State Law At A Time

A sign welcomes visitors to the Sackler Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on March 28 in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

How tech can tackle opioid addiction

Prescription opioids have long been considered a contributor to the current opioid epidemic facing America. In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and ...


Trump is in New Hampshire to unveil more of his plan to combat the nation's opioid crisis.

Opioid involvement in benzodiazepine death, And also benzodiazepine involvement in opioid deaths.

It is the nation's first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis ...


Is the US opioid crisis contagious and could Australia be next?

Tech start-ups tackle US opioid crisis

Inside a Killer Drug Epidemic: A Look at America's Opioid CrisisInside a Killer Drug Epidemic: A Look at America's Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Epidemic in 6 Charts Designed To Deceive You

A rational approach to opioid use disorder in primary care | Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

blame and shame over addiction

Blame a 'loneliness epidemic' for risks to nation's well-being

At her sentencing, she said she had been “very scared to bring a helpless human being into the world.” In a letter from prison, ...

Purdue Pharma promoted Oxycontin for years. Now, it is combating the opioid crisis

It's ...

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic

The Opioid Epidemic

How big pharma's money – and its politicians – feed the US opioid crisis

Dr. Katherine Hoover, accused of fueling West Virginia's opioid crisis, still thinks she didn't do anything wrong

US yearly deaths from all opioid drugs. Included in this number are opioid analgesics, along with heroin and illicit synthetic opioids.

From this point on, there was a "shortage" of pills, both because of market forces and government intervention. The difficulty in getting pills was clearly ...

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We asked 22 rabbis: What can the Jewish community do to fight the opioid epidemic?

Teachers and school administrators are on the front lines of this crisis, but often aren't given the tools to help

Latest on US opioid epidemic

Top line represents the number of benzodiazepine deaths that also involved opioids. Bottom line represents benzodiazepine deaths that did not involve ...

Virtual-reality worlds filled with penguins and otters are a promising alternative to painkillers

The Myth of What's Driving the Opioid Crisis

How Prescription-Drug Abuse Unleashed a Heroin Epidemic

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, family and friends

The deadliness of the opioid epidemic has roots in America's failed response to crack

A vial of fentanyl citrate.

Susan Stevens in her daughter's room in Lewisville, N.C. Toria died last year of a drug overdose at 22. (Eamon Queeney for The Washington Post)

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New York attorney-general Letitia James claims 'Despite knowing that Purdue faces certain liabilities to the states, including New York State, ...

Earth to willpower?

The Pittsburgh neighborhood has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic

Is the US opioid crisis contagious and could Australia be next? | Matt Noffs | Opinion | The Guardian

VOICED CONCERNS: Jennifer Lacey Frazier is serving time in a Florida prison for accidentally poisoning her daughter, Jacey, who was born dependent on drugs.

Relationship between Prescription Opioids and Heroin Abuse. The recent trend of a ...

Worse ...

Chart showing that white Americans have disproportionately died from drugs in the last 16 years,

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Cars make their way through Pineville, Ky., on US Route 25E. The

“There's no single face for this opioid epidemic—black, white, homeless, or in a $5,000 suit, I've seen them all taken out by these drugs.”

... and the only result has been suffering by pain patients and no benefit. It could be no other way. Pills are not the primary driver of overdose deaths.

New York Sues Sackler Family Members and Drug Distributors - The New York Times

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DOING WELL: Father Donnie Gooding and mother Katy Yeager play with their daughter, Kennedy. Almost a year has passed since Kennedy was born in drug ...

Sackler family members face mass litigation and criminal investigations over opioids crisis | US news | The Guardian

US yearly deaths involving other synthetic opioids, predominately Fentanyl.

Want to fix MOC? This is one idea to do it.

“Possible heroin overdose, subject in main area on the first floor between shelves.” – Police scanner call, Covedale branch library.

American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis - And How to End It by Ryan Hampton

DEVILS LAKE, North Dakota – Two days after giving birth in the summer of 2014, Reanne Pederson left a hospital with her baby boy Avery and a prescription ...

An illustrated look: The opioid epidemic by the numbers

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reportedly exploring bankruptcy

Chart showing that methadone helps people stay in treatment and reduces drug use

Motivational interviewing also steers doctors away from the easy “there's a pill for that” treatment plans that played a major role in the current opioid ...

In this Aug. 17, 2018 photo, family and friends who have lost loved

US yearly deaths involving prescription opioids. Non-methadone synthetics is a category dominated by illegally acquired fentanyl, and has been excluded.

Don't blame addicts for America's opioid crisis. Here are the real culprits | Chris McGreal | Opinion | The Guardian

“Studies have shown that even brief interventions by primary care providers have proven effective in reducing or eliminating substance abuse by people who ...


In a letter from prison, above, Frazier laments that she couldn't get more help before accidentally killing her daughter. REUTERS/Handout

This drug could make a huge dent in heroin addiction. So why isn't it used more?

America's opioid epidemic

... Pederson was sentenced to time in jail and drug rehabilitation after suffocating her newborn when she snorted hydrocodone and fell asleep on top of him.

A 2016 study found Wilmington to lead the nation with the highest rate of opioid abuse. | Photo by Billy Liggett

How the Opioid Epidemic Is Different from Other Drug Problems

How is it possible that fentanyl is not the drug most responsible for overdose deaths? Especially when we see other data, like this:

The first case in a flood of litigation nationwide against opioid drug manufacturers will begin on Tuesday in this courthouse in Norman, Okla.

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Brian Broome: 'You don't have to dig very deep into the so