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26 12, 2018

CDC Confirms Fentanyl is the Deadliest Drug in America

2019-10-30T19:10:34+00:00December 26th, 2018|Comments Off on CDC Confirms Fentanyl is the Deadliest Drug in America

“Fentanyl is so deadly, in the geographic regions where it's been flooding in, deaths soared like we've never seen before.” ~ Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Co-founder, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing In a just-published report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America. According to research [...]

18 09, 2018

Alcohol Is A Leading Cause of Death, Disease Worldwide, Study Says

2019-10-30T18:40:47+00:00September 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Alcohol Is A Leading Cause of Death, Disease Worldwide, Study Says

For years, experts have been saying that consuming alcohol in moderation is safe. It may even be beneficial in some cases – possibly preventing serious health problems like heart disease, stroke, and even diabetes. Some media outlets have even gone so far as to claim that “taking a load off” with a few drinks [...]

15 08, 2018

Kratom – The Most Controversial Drug In The United States?

2019-10-30T18:28:30+00:00August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Kratom – The Most Controversial Drug In The United States?

In recent years, kratom (pronounced kray-tum) has become a controversial substance in in the U.S. In fact, some people say it is THE most controversial drug in the country right now. There are two camps when it comes to this so-called herbal speedball. There are those who say it is extremely dangerous and should [...]

5 06, 2018

A Review of Netflix: Take Your Pills

2019-10-31T19:32:04+00:00June 5th, 2018|Comments Off on A Review of Netflix: Take Your Pills

Stimulants like, Adderall, have become a popular study aid amongst high school and college students, as witnessed in the documentary, "Take Your Pills" -- a Netflix original. The documentary starts off interviewing college students across America about their relationship with Adderall. Surprisingly, most of the respondents claim to have a close relationship with this [...]

8 03, 2018

The Opioid Crisis IS a Heroin Crisis in Washington State

2019-10-31T19:14:32+00:00March 8th, 2018|Comments Off on The Opioid Crisis IS a Heroin Crisis in Washington State

In early February 2018, the Washington State House of Representatives passed two measures aimed at reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths. But Representative Dan Griffey, from the 35th District, thinks that the bills don’t go far enough to address the REAL monster. “It’s now heroin.  It really is.” "Get the help you [...]

19 01, 2018

From Substance Abuse Treatment To The Golf Course – How Tiger Woods Is Holding Up After Rehab

2019-10-31T21:36:36+00:00January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on From Substance Abuse Treatment To The Golf Course – How Tiger Woods Is Holding Up After Rehab

Tiger Woods Is No Stranger To Public Scandal It’s no secret that world-champion golf pro Tiger Woods has had his share of difficulties in the past decade. From his sex scandal and subsequent divorce, ongoing substance abuse issues, and his DUI arrest in May of 2017, the 42-year-old golfer has had to battle his [...]

10 01, 2018

Overdose Deaths Rose by 21 Percent in 2016, What Can we Expect for 2018?

2019-10-31T21:30:14+00:00January 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Overdose Deaths Rose by 21 Percent in 2016, What Can we Expect for 2018?

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention Released Its Annual Report in October 2017 According to an annual report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in October 2017, drug overdose deaths rose by 21 percent in 2016 compared to 2015. Shockingly, this stark increase in drug-related deaths is more than [...]

4 12, 2017

Cannabis Use Disorder: Statistics, Info and Recovery

2019-10-31T21:03:32+00:00December 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Cannabis Use Disorder: Statistics, Info and Recovery

Marijuana use is often depicted in a light-hearted manner in the media although a cannabis use disorder should not be taken lightly. Marijuana culture was promoted by the media, and was always showcased in a light, positive way. In ‘That 70s Show’, bored teenagers often light up as a means to hang out and [...]

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