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Why Are Opiates So Addictive?

Opiates are very effective at pain relief. So effective in fact that they have been used as pain relief for centuries. Modern advances in chemistry have now created opiate-based medicines that are more effective than they ever have been, but there is one major issue – opiates are very, very addictive. Before we examine what …

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Questions to Ask Before Working With a Rapid Opiate Detox Facility

Not all rapid opiate detox facilities are the same, and it’s important that you find a detox facility that’s right for you and that understands where you are on your journey to sobriety. 6 Questions to Ask Before Deciding to Seek Treatment from a Rapid Opiate Detox Facility Here are some important questions that you …

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FDA Approves New Highly Powerful Opioid Dsuvia – Was it a Mistake?

There is simply no denying that the United States is in the middle of an opioid crisis. In 2017, the number of deaths involving opioids was just under 50,000. Fifteen years ago, that figure was around 10,000. Now the FDA has come under fire for approving one of the most potent synthetic opioids that has …

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How Opioids are Affecting the Senior Population

When most think of the opioid epidemic, many people immediately think about how it is affecting the teenage to young adult age group. While this is true, opioids are affecting the senior population as well. The media often discusses the impacts of opioid abuse with the younger demographics, but the truth is that the senior …

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Record Drug Overdose Deaths Last Year According to CDC

Is it true that most people who begin to overuse and abuse drugs had no real intention of harming themselves? Whether they were experimenting socially or trying to find something to ease their physical pain, it’s quite difficult to witness the downward spiral of an individual due to drugs.  While today we are talking about …

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Demi Lovato Overdose Shows Power of Drug Addiction Regardless of Socioeconomic Class

A recent confirmation from the Los Angeles Police Department (L.A.P.D.) revealed that famous diva and singer Demi Lovato suffered a drug overdose recently. The actress, who was apparently celebrating her birthday at the time, was rescued by paramedics at a home on Laurel View Drive in the Hollywood Hills. A Complex Look at the Demi …

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Drug Overdoses Rise in Philadelphia Due to Tainted Heroin

A new report from Philly reveals that fatal heroin overdoses are once again rising in Philadelphia. The city lost a total of 1,217 patients to addiction in 2017 alone, one of the highest death rates in America. Now, those numbers are on the rise again. On July 20th, 2018, paramedics and local hospitals were forced …

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