opiates

September 6, 2016

New Approach to an Overgrown Problem: ‘Non-addictive’ Painkillers Tested to Replace Opioids

We have pretty dutifully, and thoroughly, covered the historic spike in prescription drug and opioid abuse on this blog. We have also, along with others in […]
July 27, 2016

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 2)

The Scary Scope of the Problem When investigators reviewed a sudden increase of deaths in 2014 which appeared to be caused by heroin, they subsequently discovered […]
July 22, 2016

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 1)

When music legend Prince Rogers Nelson’s death this spring was officially attributed to an overdose on fentanyl, it represented another instance in which broad public attention […]