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Could Technology Help Curb the Opioid Crisis?

When the ‘man on the street’ thinks about how people obtain illegal opioids, they probably think about shady dealers selling opioids that have been manufactured, Breaking Bad style, in illegal laboratories. It may then surprise the ‘man on the street’ that a large percentage of illegally sold opioids come from sources where opioids are manufactured …

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Why the Northeast US Has Been Hit Hardest by the Opioid Epidemic

A new federal report has revealed that more people die from opioid related drug overdoses in the Northeast US than anywhere else in the country. Research is now being undertaken to help people understand why this is occurring. The report comes from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics …

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Joint Study Between Duke and UNC Shows Work Still to Be Done in Fight Against Opioid Crisis

Progress is being made in North Carolina’s fight against the opioid crisis, according to a new report jointly released by Duke University and the University of North Carolina. However, the report also makes certain that there is still a great deal of work that has to be done. In particular, more people experiencing problems with …

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Increasing Number of Children Entering Foster Care Due to the Opioid Crisis

The direct effects of the opioid crisis have been well documented. People suffering from opioid dependency are likely to die of overdoses or are in requirement of opioid dependency treatment programs. Their lives are likely to be greatly affected leaving them unable to work, function normally or act as caregivers. However, some of the additional …

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Ohio’s Opioid Settlement Deal Could Pave Way for Additional Compensation Across the Country

On Monday, October 21, four pharmaceutical companies and two counties in Ohio reached an agreement concerning a lawsuit brought in regards to the current opioid epidemic that grips the United States. Analysts are of the opinion that this settlement could act as a ‘benchmark’ for the 2,400 or so similar lawsuits that have been filed …

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The Cost of the Opioid Crisis on the US economy? $631 Billion and Counting…

Landmark trials are now ongoing with the aim of settling who is financially responsible for the opioid crisis in the United States. Analysts at the Society of Actuaries have assessed perhaps just how much those responsible will have to pay – and they have put the total cost to the US economy of the opioid …

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