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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

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: fortune15 hr. 47 min. ago

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

America’s opioid epidemic and the workplace: 3 lessons for employers

As many as 50,000 Americans reportedly may have died in 2016 as the result of an opioid-related overdose. This number of affected Americans continues to increase with no end in sight as the use of prescription opioids to relieve pain has reached sta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2017

Opioid Drug Epidemic Takes Toll on America’s Economy

Opioid Drug Epidemic Takes Toll on America’s Economy $GS In a note to clients last Wednesday, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. economists say America’s opioid epidemic is sidelining people in .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 9th, 2017

The opioid crisis is draining America of workers

The opioid epidemic has crippled communities across the United States, spurred a public health crisis, and is responsible for nearly 100 overdose deaths each day......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJul 7th, 2017

Blue Cross study of opioid epidemic shows Bay State fares better than most

In the midst of an ongoing opioid epidemic, new data from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association shows that Massachusetts is actually faring better than most states. The 13th Health of America report looked at claims data from Blue Cross Blue Shield membe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2017

Inside the opioid epidemic

The cops can’t save everyoneTHEY have America in a deadly grip. In 2015, the most recent year for which full statistics are available, 33,091 Americans died from opioid overdoses, according to the Centres for Disease Cont.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistMay 11th, 2017

Pulitzer winners reflect the year of Trump, Putin and opioids

The campaign of President Trump, America's opioid epidemic and the tragic fire at an Oakland warehouse were among the topics that earned those who covered them Pulitzer Prizes on Monday.     &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 10th, 2017

New painkiller aims to avoid buzz that feeds addiction

Researchers point to ‘quantum leap’ in developing drugs to help combat opioid epidemic.....»»

Category: topSource: ftMar 20th, 2017

A drug epidemic sweeping America has reached the Hamptons

James Kirkikis/ShutterstockThe two towns that make up the summer playground of the Hamptons are facing a grave threat. Southampton and East Hampton are seeing opioid use on the rise, according to a recent report in The Wall St.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 6th, 2017

10 States With The Highest Opioid Abuse Rates

Opioid pain killers are generally a good thing. Without them, many patients would suffer substantially more from their ailments. When taken in.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyFeb 26th, 2017

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident Today, more Americans use RX opioids than smoke cigarettes. Opiates such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine also kill more Americans than automobile accidents annually. Purdue Pharma,.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 3rd, 2016