To respond to the question I’ve set as the title of this post, NO, it’s NOT okay, and YES it DOES affect you! Here’s just a few reasons why this is true: 190 more words
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There’s a warning heading into the weekend from Hamilton Public Health Services.
The city division has issued an alert after receiving multiple reports of overdoses attributed to “Blue Heroin,” which health officials say is a “highly toxic fentanyl-laced heroin” circulating in the community. 128 more words
Reading this article a few days ago, gave me pause: Opioid death toll in Canada nearly 4,000 last year, new data show.
I’ve been taking opioid-based (narcotic) pain medications since the first day of the hospitalization for my illness, almost five years ago. 854 more words
UK Newspapers Call For Action in Gosport Hospital Scandal -- 450 Died Needlessly in NHS Care -- Death By Heroin, Opioids, Painkillers
It is a time for “deep soul-searching” within the NHS, it adds, “over its attitude to whistleblowers and the value of old people’s lives”.
BBC News… 1,148 more words