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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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‘The poor man’s methadone’ More and more opioid addicts these days are turning to a common type of over-the-counter (OTC) anti-diarrhea drug to help stave off withdrawal symptoms, or just to get high. Why anti-diarrhea drugs? The common active ingredient in Imodium A-D, Ultra A-D oral,…

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It was like a scene out of a zombie movie, one witness told a local news reporter recently in New York City. Another just called it "a horror movie." In one afternoon, a single neighborhood in Brooklyn was suddenly overrun with nearly three dozen young people stumbling and staggering up and down…

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In spite of her best efforts to help her son overcome his addiction, Justin Phillips lost 20-year-old Aaron to a heroin overdose in October, 2013. Countless grief-stricken moms across America have had to face similar unthinkable tragedies like heroin overdose. Only a few manage to turn such a…

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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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Probably the largest drug education program for kids that you never heard of, the Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC), awarded $86 million in grant funding last year to 697 cities, towns, municipalities and community treatment centers across the country. The funding is used to help bring…

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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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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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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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