Is your medication harming the health of your baby? Then, the number of drugs laced with Fentanyl has skyrocketed. And finally, our vocal habits change depending on who we’re talking to.
The CDC reports May 2020 through April 2021 saw the most drug overdose deaths ever recorded in a single year. Experts discuss the use of harm reduction services and why drug addiction is a mental health issue.
Drug overdoses killed more than 100,000 Americans in the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, as pressures built and users sometimes had to get their fix from unfamiliar sources. Experts discuss how the pandemic cost lives beyond Covid, and how surgical painkiller drug substitutions are beginning to keep some people from going down the opioid path.
The gap between black and white uninsured rates has dropped by more than four percent. Plus, a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine shows that only two percent of those who are considered high risk for drug overdose have filled a prescription for Naloxone. Then, Cancer patients often receive radiation therapy over several months, but a new …
The drug Naloxone has been hailed as a lifesaver, as it can reverse the effects of what would otherwise be fatal opioid overdoses. Expert panels recommend that more average citizens carry it, especially those likely to be in contact with drug users. However, obstacles including cost prevent even some first responders from having access. A new study also …
The crisis with opioid painkillers is making doctors look at alternative medicine therapies for a substitute for these drugs.
The increase in drug overdose deaths, vitamin D to ward off infections, and drug prices.
High risk organ donations and even organs carrying diseases that never would have been acceptable before are now able to be used if recipients accept them.