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U.S. Opioid Epidemic: While America Pops Pills, Developing Countries Suffer in Pain

Increasingly strict drug regulations are creating a new health crisis outside the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 12th, 2017

As America’s Opioid Crisis Spirals, Giant Drug Distributor McKesson Is Feeling the Pain

The company is facing lawsuits from devastated communities in West Virginia. As America's opioid epidemic continues to spiral--to devastating effect in states like West Virginia--prosecutors and plaintiffs have taken aim a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2017

How gift cards are fueling deadly opioid crisis

CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on what's become a common theme among the growing opioid epidemic in America - exchanging gift cards for drugs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

Do The Russians Have The Key To Solve America"s Opioid Crisis?

A new medical breakthrough in southern Russia could hold the key in solving America’s opioid epidemic. Scientists at Volgograd Sate Medical University are launching clinical trials into a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 21st, 2017

Fentanyl Drug Linked to Opioid Epidemic Sought for Execution Use in Nevada and Nebraska

An opioid at the heart of America's drug epidemic will be used for death row executions in Nevada and Nebraska if the never-before-tried combination of drugs is approved......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 17th, 2017

Fentanyl Drug Linked To Opioid Epidemic Sought For Execution Use in Nevada and Nebraska

An opioid at the heart of America's drug epidemic will be used for death row executions in Nevada if the state's Supreme Court approves a never-before-tried combination of drugs. .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 17th, 2017

India takes centre stage in energy economy, to drive demand growth: IEA

The developing countries in Asia account for two-thirds of global energy growth, with the rest coming mainly from Middle East, Africa and Latin America.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 14th, 2017

Opioid Crisis: From the Civil War to Trump, How Painkiller Epidemic Took Hold of America

The human race has grappled with addiction for a very long time......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 30th, 2017

8 startups fighting America"s opioid epidemic

Meet the startups creating innovative ways to aid people battling opioid addiction, thus taking on one of the gravest health challenges of our time. From 2001 to 2015, the number of Americans who di.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 27th, 2017

8 startups fighting America"s opioid epidemic

Meet the startups creating innovative ways to aid people battling opioid addiction, thus taking on one of the gravest health challenges of our time. From 2001 to 2015, the number of Americans who di.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 27th, 2017

8 Startups Fighting America"s Opioid Epidemic

Meet the startups creating innovative ways to aid people battling opioid addiction, thus taking on one of the gravest health challenges of our time......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 23rd, 2017

Amid the exploding opioid epidemic, a new device could change how doctors treat chronic pain

The Spine & Pain Institute of New York via YouTube Chronic pain is a condition that affects millions of Americans.  The standard way to treat it is by using opioid painkillers. But in recent years, especially as the opioid epidemic continues to hi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 21st, 2017

China Is Poised to Take Over This Industry. America Can’t Let It Happen.

The environment is going to suffer. The future of transportation will be electric vehicles (EV). As battery costs come down and countries turn away from internal combustion engine vehicles, the mo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 17th, 2017

Did the drug industry fuel America"s opioid epidemic?

An investigation found the drug industry contributed at least $1.5 million to 23 lawmakers who co-sponored the bill, weakening enforcement laws at the height o.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2017

The Risk Factors of Opioids Vs CBD’s With No Known Risks

The Risk Factors of Opioids Vs CBD’s With No Known Risks $POTN The Institute of Medicine estimates that more than 100-M Americans suffer from chronic pain. Rising death rates from opioid.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 26th, 2017

This Silent Public-Health Crisis Costs The US $150 Billion A Year

The opioid epidemic isn’t the only public-health crisis costing the economy hundreds of billions of dollars. According to the Trust for America’s Health’s annual “State of Obesity” report, nearly 40% of Amer.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 4th, 2017

The Real Cause Of America"s Opioid Epidemic

Authored by Mark Thornton via The Mises Institute, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 21st, 2017

How Drug Overdose is a Leading Cause of Death Among Young People

America is hooked on pain-relieving opioids. In 2015, more than 33,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 21st, 2017

"What Is Happening To Our Young People?" Teenage Drug Deaths Surge 20%

There has been no shortage of depressing headlines tied to America's opioid epidemic, and to that list we can add one more: A new study has found that the number of teens who died from overdose.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 19th, 2017

Has Big Pharma Made America a country of opioid drug addicts?

In a six months period in West Virginia, drug companies sold 235 opioid pills for every man, woman and child......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 9th, 2017

The Opioid Crisis Is Even Worse Than We Thought

America’s opioid epidemic is now killing more than 100 people every day, fueling a public-health crisis that’s straining state and local resources – even forcing at least one Pennsylvania coroner to increase his freezer cap.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 9th, 2017