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Are Drug Implants the Future of Drug Addiction Treatment?

One of the most common misconceptions about drug addiction revolved around the idea that addicts somehow lack a sense of self control and moral fortitude.
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Who is to Blame for the Drug Crisis?

If there’s one thing Americans of all backgrounds, religions and political affiliations agree on, it’s that the United States is in the midst of a
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The Opioid Crisis: How The Sackler Family Made Billions, While America Became Addicted to Oxycontin.

Internal Purdue memos sought to sell higher doses of the drugs over long periods of time. This obviously made the company more money, while the higher doses also increased the likelihood of their patients to develop an addiction. Many internal emails have proven that the Sackler family cared only about their sales numbers, not the safety of the patients who were taking the drugs. While the Sackler family was pushing blame onto people who helplessly became addicted to their drugs, they raked in billions and billions of dollars. The family fortune is said to have exceeded $13 billion dollars at the end of 2018.
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The 2018 Opioid Bill

The United States Congress reconciled both House and Senate opioid bills aimed at reducing the deadly toll of the nation’s top health care crisis: the
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Prescription Opioids: Reducing Pain Patient Use

As long as doctors continue to prescribe opioids, certain patients will be in need of addiction treatment. That is a fact. Prescription opioids, or opioids
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Opioid Addiction Epidemic Apologia

We have written about opioid use in the past, and for good reason. We are in the grips of a serious epidemic linked to reckless
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Fentanyl and Carfentanil Taking Lives

It would seem that we all live in an era where the drugs of our parents’ generation do not hold the same appeal. That is
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