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Deaths from Opioid Overdoses Decline

Deaths from Opioid Overdoses Decline

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has documented the first significant decline in the number of overdose deaths caused by…
Living with Pain: J’Accuse!

Living with Pain: J’Accuse!

When I first heard of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, I was angry -- angry at him, angry that he could be so dumb, angry that…
Surge in Heroin Use Linked to Painkillers

Surge in Heroin Use Linked to Painkillers

The use of heroin nearly doubled in United States after the introduction of a reformulated version of OxyContin, a widely used opioid painkiller, according to…