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The headline above is about two separate events – a SWAT raid on a drug house and a kids’ birthday sleepover – not a single event. But it easily could have been. It illustrates how we’re seeing news reports almost every day of the week about injuries and deaths from accidental and…

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If someone you care about is abusing street-level opioids like heroin, this information could save their life. A new heroin-based mixture of opioids, nicknamed ‘the gray death’ by investigators, is causing record overdoses and deaths across several states, authorities say. Gray death is so…

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President Trump's newly appointed FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, told his first gathering of agency staff last week that "unquestionably, our greatest immediate challenge is the problem of opioid abuse." Gottlieb said the opioid epidemic is "a public health crisis of staggering human and…

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Developer says the new drug reduces pain without creating the euphoria that led to the opioid epidemic Drug developer Nektar Therapeutics has announced positive results from a phase III trial of its experimental opioid painkiller called NKTR-181. The drug “significantly reduced pain in patients…

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Talk about bad parenting. A four-year-old boy was found in the backseat of a car while a woman and a male driver were unconscious in the front seat. It turns out they both were overdosed on heroin. The relationship of the man to the woman and child was not immediately known. But the woman was…

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We’ve advised readers many times about the dangers of drug-combining – taking two or more drugs that, in combination, create life-threatening side effects. The most common dangerous combination is opioids and benzodiazepines. Both classes of drugs depress the central nervous system (CNS),…

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(Novus writes inspirational stories of people in the news who have overcome addiction.  This is not to infer that these people are connected to Novus Medical Detox Center but simply to provide hope and encouragement to those fighting addiction.) Danny Trejo is one heck of a busy Hollywood…

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All the noise we keep hearing about “ending the failed war on drugs” and decriminalizing drugs as the solution to the addiction epidemic is just that – so much noise. In fact, decriminalization doesn’t guarantee less drug use and addiction to illicit drugs like heroin and cocaine and…

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An alarming story out of southwestern Pennsylvania highlights the horrendous effects that heroin is having on America. In an article titled “One county, 70 minutes, eight overdoses”, the Washington Post reported how in Washington, Pa., recently, eight overdose emergency calls came in to…

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Just over a year ago, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie exercised his executive powers to create a new task force to combat and prevent drug addiction, particularly heroin abuse, across the state. Calling it The Facing Addiction Task Force, Christie charged the 12-member group with three main…

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