Naloxone Expansion: Blocking the Effect of Opioids – Pharmacy Times

Posted by - August 31, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteEVIDENCE OF CONCERNThe number of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 5-fold since 1980. By 2008, poisoning deaths, of which nearly 90% were drug overdoses, became the leading cause of injury death in the United States. And by 2009, deaths from drug overdoses for the first time outnumbered

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STATE OF ADDICTION: Dozens gather for “Fed Up” rally to end opioid abuse epidemic – WLKY Louisville

Posted by - August 31, 2017

This post was originally published on this site LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Dozens of people filled downtown Jefferson Square, rallying to end the opioid abuse epidemic. Local, state and federal leaders spoke about the ways they’re working to crack down on prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction. Advertisement “This is a problem that effects everybody in

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