Buckeye State Goes After Pharmaceutical Giants

An estimated 200,000 Ohioans are addicted to opioids. State officials lay much of the blame at the feet of Big Pharma. State Attorney General Mike DeWine claims several industry leaders “helped unleash a health care crisis that has had far-reaching financial, social, and deadly consequences in the State of Ohio.” Ohio Sues Big Pharma Ohio…

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Do Safe Injection Sites Violate the Hippocratic Oath? One Nurse Says Yes

Michael Hesch is a conscious sedation nurse. His job is to intravenously infuse fentanyl and other medicines during surgical procedures. If and when safe injection sites open in the United States, professionals like Hesch may be asked to work with those who visit the facilities looking for a sanitary and supervised place to shoot up….

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  • Buckeye State Goes After Pharmaceutical Giants

    An estimated 200,000 Ohioans are addicted to opioids. State officials lay much of the blame at the feet of Big Pharma. State Attorney General Mike DeWine claims several industry leaders “helped unleash a health care crisis that has had far-reaching financial, social, and deadly consequences in the State of Ohio.” Ohio Sues Big Pharma Ohio…

  • Do Safe Injection Sites Violate the Hippocratic Oath? One Nurse Says Yes

    Michael Hesch is a conscious sedation nurse. His job is to intravenously infuse fentanyl and other medicines during surgical procedures. If and when safe injection sites open in the United States, professionals like Hesch may be asked to work with those who visit the facilities looking for a sanitary and supervised place to shoot up….

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    The closest addiction specialist is three hours away. You don’t have a reliable vehicle. If you arrange for a ride or take public transportation, everyone in town will know where you went and why. If this were your situation, how likely would you be to get help? Now, let’s add a new variable… That specialist…

  • Let’s Talk About the Dark Side of Suboxone

    It’s become a common solution to opioid addiction. Doctors prescribe Suboxone to help those struggling with opioid abuse stop their illicit drug use and slowly taper off those drugs entirely. At least, that’s the goal. But it doesn’t always happen that way… The Scoop on Suboxone Like heroin and other opioids, Suboxone has its own…

  • Fentanyl: The Newest Lethal Injection Ingredient

    Fifty times stronger than heroin, the synthetic opioid fentanyl is flooding the drug market – and heightening the danger of overdose. In search of cheaper mixes and stronger highs, dealers now lace heroin and cocaine with this potent drug. We’ve already talked about how potent fentanyl is, but the latest use of this drug really…