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Six Bills to Combat NJ’s Opioid Epidemic Signed into Law

While the majority of people are now receiving their vaccines in the effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, there will never be a vaccine to combat America’s opioid epidemic. Despite COVID-19 grabbing all the headlines for the past eighteen months, American lives continue to be lost to opioid overdoses. 2020 saw some three thousand …

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Opioid Crisis Still Major Problem in Washington, D.C.

It seems that much of the US is getting a grip on COVID-19. In Washington, D.C. for example, new daily COVID cases are down to single digits on average with half of Washington’s residents now fully vaccinated. The same cannot be said, however for the opioid epidemic. The latest information from the medical examiner’s office …

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Opioid Addiction Linked to a Lack of Vitamin D

A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has uncovered a surprising link between the dependency upon opioids and a lack of vitamin D—the vitamin that is activated by the body in response to UVB radiation, usually from exposure to sunlight. The study also found—perhaps less surprisingly—that a lack of vitamin D …

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Physicians are Prescribing Opioids to COVID-19 ‘Long Haul’ Patients

COVID-19 has caused life-threatening symptoms for hundreds of thousands of people all over the world, but those who are slowly recovering from the long-term effects of COVID-19 are needlessly being put at further risk. A study by the scientific journal Nature has revealed that doctors are prescribing opioid-based medicines to people who are suffering from …

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Drugs Mixed with Deadly Fentanyl Are Becoming More Common

Police in Charleston are warning people who are tempted to buy illegal narcotics that law enforcement officials are finding that more and more illicit substances are being laced with the lethal synthetic opioid fentanyl. In addition, non-pharmaceutical pills that are being sold as being ‘stolen’ are in fact fabrications of the same thing and are …

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Even the Pandemic has not Slowed Down the Philadelphia Drug Market

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected all walks of life, and life may never quite be the same again, despite the development of several COVID vaccines. There is one aspect of life in Philadelphia that has, it seems, been completely unaffected by the pandemic – but this is not welcome news. The illegal drug market …

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Fentanyl Has Reached The West and Overdoses Are On The Increase

San Francisco remains in the grip of a fierce epidemic, and it is not COVID-19. Incredibly, almost three times as many residents of the Golden Gate City in 2020 died of fentanyl-related overdoses, than did of issues related to the coronavirus. The numbers released by San Francisco’s Chief Medical Examiner office make for depressing reading …

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