Tags » Opioids

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 17-22

http://media.blubrry.com/radiohealthjournal/mediatracks.com/shows/RHJ_17-22_promo.mp3

Alternatives to Opioids for Pain: Americans consume 80 percent of the opioid painkillers prescribed worldwide, ultimately resulting in the deaths of more than 20,000 Americans each year of overdoses of these drugs. 82 more words

Radio Health Journal Podcasts

Our Ambivalence About Addiction is Killing Us

We lost more than 33,000 Americans to opioid overdoses in 2015. Yet, we can’t make up our mind. To what extent is it a disease and to what extent a moral failing? 80 more words

Opioid Epidemic

COMMENTARY: Prescription heroin for drug addicts?

Dr. Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health in a CBC interview suggested people with severe drug addictions perhaps be provided prescription heroin. The minister suggests this may save lives. 467 more words

Blogs

ME: 5 More Deaths Linked To Potent Opioid

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A powerful new opioid called carfentanil has made its way to Minnesota.

The drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl, according to Hennepin County. 304 more words

News

Ohio governor candidate wants to use 'rainy day' fund to fight heroin crisis

Ohio Sen. Joe Schiavoni, who is running for governor in 2018, pitched an idea Wednesday to use the state’s “rainy day fund” to fight the opioid crisis. 56 more words

What To Know

Ohio governor candidate wants to use 'rainy day' fund to fight heroin crisis

Ohio Sen. Joe Schiavoni, who is running for governor in 2018, pitched an idea Wednesday to use the state’s “rainy day fund” to fight the opioid crisis. 56 more words

Politics

Ohio governor candidate wants to use 'rainy day' fund to fight heroin crisis

Ohio Sen. Joe Schiavoni, who is running for governor in 2018, pitched an idea Wednesday to use the state’s “rainy day fund” to fight the opioid crisis. 56 more words

Politics