Category: Drug Addiction

Are Probuphine (Buprenorphine) Implants a Solution to Opioid Addiction?

Probuphine Implants in the upper arm that release buprenorphine, a drug that counteracts opioid withdrawals and cravings, have proven effective in treating addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers. Probuphine is steadily making its way through clinical trials, as well as the approval process of the […]

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Did the ‘Heroin AM’ Sketch on Saturday Night Live Cross the Line?

In America, you know something has gone mainstream when it becomes the subject of a sketch on the iconic late night show Saturday Night Live (SNL). For decades, SNL has skewered popular American institutions, politicians and societal issues, which have alternately alienated some people and […]

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Prescription Opioid Painkiller Restrictions Coming at the State Level

Frustrated with big pharmaceutical companies ability to block or slow down federal initiatives regarding opioid painkillers, several states are considering their own regulations. States, like Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine, have compelling reasons for wanting to pass these regulations. Rates of fatal drug overdoses have been […]

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911 Good Samaritan Laws – Because Saving A Life Shouldn’t Get You Arrested

Here’s an interesting fact; addiction is a bipartisan disease. It can and does affect people of all races, ages, genders, religions and, yes, political perspectives. For decades, though, the United States War on drugs has politicized substance abuse and enforced policies that some experts argue […]

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