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Two major drugstore chains, CVS and Walgreens, will be offering the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone to the public without the need for a prescription in at least 35 states and DC by the end of this year. Under physician-approved protocols, CVS has already established the program in…

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Tired of waiting for federal action, a number of states are introducing legislation to control the prescribing of opioid painkillers, such as Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin. Motivated by the soaring numbers of deaths from overdoses of prescription opioid painkillers and to a lesser extent heroin,…

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The news stories we’ve been seeing and hearing about “soaring increases” in opioid addictions, overdoses and deaths are not over-blown media hype. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lays it all out. And it’s a very grim picture indeed. America is…

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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.) In early October last year (2015), tens of thousands…

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The recent uproar on Capitol Hill over soaring pharmaceutical drug prices has both sides of the aisle calling for investigations. Two senators from opposite sides of the aisle announced a joint bipartisan investigation, while House Democrats announced their own Affordable Drug Pricing Task…

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On October 4, 2015, tens of thousands of people gathered on The Mall in Washington, DC, for the first UNITE To Face Addiction Rally. The rally also brought together for the first time some 700 “mobilizing partners of national, state and local organizations to face addiction and stand up for…

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For anyone even remotely interested in addiction treatment and recovery, the amazing story of Gloucester, Massachusetts Police Chief Leonard Campanello's campaign to revolutionize police handling of opioid addicts will warm your heart and even fire up your determination to get involved. Chief…

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The Maine governor wants to end state funding for methadone treatment for opiate addiction and put everything into Suboxone, which has sparked heated arguments. Strangely silent are the majority who actually favor detox and abstention as standard treatment. Nearly 4,000 Maine residents are…

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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.) After more than a decade of serious heroin addiction…

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A law in Tennessee that can send mothers to prison for giving birth to a drug-dependent baby has claimed its first victim. Jamillah Falls, a 30-year-old heroin addict, is now in jail and her infant daughter is a ward of the state. Falls was arrested a week after giving birth to a heroin-dependent…

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