Browse By State:
Latest Shopping Addiction Treatment News

Cheap, easy, deadly: heroin use rising in rural NYS
"I got out and I'm addicted," Jones explained. "I was addicted probably the first day they gave it to … But as the abuse of painkillers became epidemic, health departments began to keep a closer eye on who was getting prescriptions, to prevent …
Read more on North Country Public Radio

The politics of addiction
Thirteen bills — mostly before the state House — propose ways to treat addicts, educate Ohioans about prescription drug and opioid abuse, regulate how painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, and Percocet are dispensed and monitored, and prevent the …
Read more on Toledo Blade

Opiate abuse: The physician's perspective
The treatment of pain is complex and individualized for each patient, and the addictive potential of any medicine that could be harmful gives any caring physician pause. And while some physicians have been found to prescribe painkillers for financial …
Read more on MetroWest Daily News

Tags: , , ,