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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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Fentanyl Laced Cocaine Becoming Major Problem Across the Country

Fentanyl – a synthetic opioid that’s around fifty to one hundred times more potent than heroin – is a problem in itself, but now it is causing potentially life threatening issues to people who are not even aware that they are taking it. Fentanyl is increasingly being found mixed in with other narcotics, most commonly …

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Opioid Overdose Deaths in Illinois County Reach All Time High

Madison County has set a new record – but it’s a pretty unwanted one. According to official figures, there have been 92 opioid overdose deaths in the county so far in 2018, beating the previous high bar of 91 which was set in 2014. These figures have been released by St. Clair County coroner officials. …

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$8 Million Grant Awarded in Ohio to Help Those Struggling With Opioid Abuse

Ohio has been one of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic. The Buckeye state recently announced an investment of $8 million over the next two years to help companies as well as unemployed workers in 16 of the hardest hit Ohio counties deal with issues related to opioid addiction. Shocking Stats Related to …

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Tech Industry Using Blockchain to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic is causing harm to individuals from all backgrounds. The fight against the opioid epidemic is continuing to get stronger and stronger, which is a great thing! In fact, the tech industry is now getting involved in the fight by using blockchain to fight the opioid crisis. At Advanced Rapid Detox, we wanted …

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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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Non Addictive Opioids Showing Some Promise in Animal Study

America is struggling with the addictive opioid epidemic. Our team at Advanced Rapid Detox and many proactive medical professionals are fed up with the thousands of deaths that occur because of an addiction to opioids. So, the medical community has committed their time to finding a painkilling drug that is non addictive. Medical researchers in …

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