opioids

  1. BigLeRoy

    People Are Abusing Their Pets To Get Opioids

    This is a very disturbing story. Some veterinarians fear that some people are abusing their pets in order to get opioids: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180809112420.htm
  2. Friday13

    Trump talks up combating opioids, yet his funding cuts would blunt his plans

    One step forward (?)...two steps back. Trump talks up combating opioids, yet his funding cuts would blunt his plans
  3. excalibur

    Opioids Offer no Pain-Relieving Advantage

    For all their risks, opioids had no pain-relieving advantage in a yearlong clinical trial This makes the opioid crisis all the more sad. For all their risks, opioids had no pain-relieving advantage in a yearlong clinical trial
  4. Madeline

    Health Ins. Co. Greed Kills: Forcing Patients Onto Addictive Opioids

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/17/health/opioid-painkillers-insurance-companies.html We must have universal health care to end this sort of patient abuse. There are dozens of other stories, involving other drugs, or medical devices, or other patient care, that routinely cause disability or...
  5. T

    Trump promises intense effort on opioids

    Remember when the president assigned his son in law the daunting task of tackling the opioid epidemic in this country? Yeah, well, I guess the Kush got busy. Yesterday the president addressed the problem, by stating, unequivocally, he was going it enforce the law. Yeah, not sure that is a...
  6. Madeline

    Ohio & Opioids

    Police discover a toddler alone in a car with two overdosed adults, in East Liverpool, Ohio Just to give you a bird-s eye view of what is happening here: * It's bad everywhere, but it's the very worst in Ohio. Ohio at epicenter of heroin epidemic killing thousands - News - The Columbus...