Walgreens is set to pay the City of San Fran millions for improper distribution of opioids.
Nevada is the latest state to settle an opioid case with CVS.
Post-pandemic financial losses are contributing to drug addiction rates, research shows.
White patients are more likely to receive addiction treatment before an overdose.
Overdose and fatality rates are on the rise in Maryland’s schools.
Drug company settlement funds will likely be used for use prevention and treatment expansion efforts.
Making Narcan over the counter should improve accessibility, officials say.
Sadly, overdose deaths are not all that uncommon as the U.S. continues to face an opioid epidemic. A wave of substance abuse deaths from a variety of drugs has swept over the nation and it hasn’t shown any signs of letting up. One of the challenges that come with battling this issue is the ever-changing
Those with opioid use disorder find comfort in working with peers in recovery, study shows.
Studies have recently revealed that 68% of forty separate Mexican pharmacies are actively selling Oxycodone, Xanax, and Adderall, all powerful prescription drugs available only with a doctor’s consent in the U.S., with little to no regulations. Perhaps even more dangerous, approximately 27% of those pharmacies sold counterfeit pills as well, which contained lethal doses of