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Prescription Drug Take Back in the United States

By |October 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Prescription Drug Abuse - A National Health Crisis Prescription drug abuse and addiction have rapidly become major public health concerns throughout the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an ...

Solving the Opioid Epidemic Requires More Than Regulation

By |December 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, just minutes from Guardian Recovery Network’s Delray Beach headquarters, was recently awarded a 5-year, $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate ...

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3 States Crack Down on Opioid Epidemic with Tougher Laws

By |July 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The nationwide opioid epidemic has ballooned into a serious public health crisis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 115 people die daily in the U.S. from an opioid overdose, and more than three out of five drug ...

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Is There a Study Drug Crisis Among U.S. Students?

By |July 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For a high school or college student struggling to maintain a good GPA, a pill that helps them focus or stay awake for an all-night study session may seem like a magical solution. That’s why ...

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Physical and Mental Health Conditions Associated with Opioid Addiction

By |June 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By now, we’ve all heard that there is a serious opioid addiction crisis in America. But what if the crisis is in your own home? The thing about painkiller addiction is that it can happen ...

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Opioid Deaths Related to Synthetic Heroin Are Climbing

By |April 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

While the number of opioid prescriptions and opioid overdose deaths has fallen, fatalities from heroin and black-market synthetic heroin and opioids are on the rise, according to research from the American Action Forum, a center-right think ...

RESEARCHERS USE SPEARMINT AROMATHERAPY IN TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN

By |March 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Researchers have created a new strategy that could serve as a powerful tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. In a study published in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering, researchers engineered cells that target pain ...

OPIOID DEATHS IN HOSPITALS HAVE QUADRUPLED

By |March 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Patient deaths among opioid-driven hospital stays in the United States quadrupled between 1993 and 2014, according to a study published in Health Affairs. Physician and Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School Zurui ...

OVERCOMING THE OPIOID USE CYCLE: CHRONIC PAIN, MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY

By |February 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You’ve no doubt heard about the ongoing opioid epidemic that is happening in our world right now. It’s hard to avoid as this drug crisis is covered regularly in newspapers and magazines, on news programs ...

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How the Opioid Epidemic Affecting Children, Losing Custody

By |January 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We typically examine addiction by exploring how it affects the addicted person, but as anyone who has struggled with addiction–either personally or within their family–will tell you, the addict isn’t the only person affected. In 2015 ...