September 29, 2019

Relation between prescription opioid and misuse

The prescription opioid is one of the most popular pain medications recommended for managing cancer related pain. However, the drug has been responsible for causing epidemic […]
July 18, 2019

Opioid Crisis – Facts, Figures and Numbers

Do you know that more than 90 people in the US are dying every day by opioid overdose? Million others are getting hurt by the dangerous […]
June 26, 2019

Opioid lawsuit might get your financial compensation

It’s estimated that more than 55,000 Americans die each year from a drug overdose, and has been established as one of the leading causes of death […]
May 31, 2019

Why are prescription opioids not the safest option?

Opioids are classified as a class of pain relievers which produce endorphin in the body to reduce pain. It is commonly prescribed in patients suffering from […]
May 14, 2019

You never know where the danger lies with prescription opioid

Opioids are a family of compounds which creates morphine like effects. With its regular use, they can create highly addictive symptoms. Medicinally, the opioids are available […]
April 13, 2019

Brief Note on Opioid Addiction

Opioids are commonly prescribed as pain relievers which work by binding to receptors in the brain as well as the body. There are two classes which […]
January 8, 2018

U.S. life expectancy declines for 2nd Year Straight

American life expectancy at birth declined for the second consecutive year in 2016, fueled by a staggering 21 percent rise in the death rate from drug overdoses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. The United States has not seen two years of declining life expectancy since 1962 and 1963, when influenza caused an inordinate number of deaths. In 1993, there was a one-year drop during the worst of the AIDS epidemic.
September 1, 2017

The Tribal Opioid Crisis

The Cherokee Nation is suing top drug distributors and pharmacies — including Wal-Mart — alleging they profited greatly by “flooding” communities in Oklahoma with prescription painkillers, […]