Reader Opinion: Ounce of prevention – Brainerd Dispatch

Posted by - July 5, 2017

This post was originally published on this site I would relate this fantastic quote to the Boy Scouts of America and how they help our young people stay physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight. According to results from the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 2.4 million Americans used prescription

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Getting It Right in the Battle Against Opioid Overdose Deaths – Patriot Post

Posted by - July 5, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteJames Shott · Jul. 5, 2017 According to the Centers for Disease Control, Alabama, Tennessee and West Virginia — in that order — lead the nation in prescriptions for narcotic painkillers. Nationwide, there were close to 60,000 deaths in 2016 from drug overdoses. For perspective, there were just

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Drugmakers, distributors face deluge of opioid lawsuits – Roanoke Times

Posted by - July 4, 2017

This post was originally published on this site The companies that manufacture and distribute highly addictive painkillers are facing a barrage of lawsuits for the toll their product has taken on communities across the country as the worst drug epidemic in U.S. history continues to escalate. Within the past year, at least 25 states, cities

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