Opioid Crisis

Pennsylvania Awards Grants To Organizations To Battle Opioid Crisis


Training Session on Opioid Crisis Slated for August

A training session on state's opioid crisis will be held in East Haven conducted by state officials from East Haven, Branford and New Haven.<p>Join …


Samantha Whitney Jones: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A Pennsylvania mother is charged with criminal homicide in the death of her infant son. 30-year-old Samantha Whitney Jones of New Britain, …


Local researchers using virtual reality to manage pain

Virtual reality is showing promise addressing a very real problem in health care.<p>Local researchers are exploring ways this technology can help manage …

Virtual Reality

Whitney Tucker of NC Child discusses child welfare, the opioid epidemic and the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book

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North Carolina

Center to hold public forums about policy solutions to opioid crisis

<b>HUNTINGTON —</b> The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy will present public forums this month in Charleston and Huntington for understanding the …

Public Health

Meryl Witmer: Solving the Opioid Crisis

• Barron's Roundtable<p>Indivior has a monthly injection to curb cravings for opioids. Wimer also likes Packaging Corporation of America and Tessenderlo …

Stock Markets

Franklin County sues national drug makers over opioid crisis

Franklin County has joined a list of government agencies throughout the country filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors for …

U.S. Federal Courts

Opioid Crisis Pushes Employers to Think Beyond Standard Benefit

The ballooning opioid crisis is hitting employers hard on multiple fronts: Employees dealing with addiction are reluctant to be upfront about their …


Questions continue to swirl around medical marijuana, health care facilities - ROI-NJ

Where can medical marijuana be used?<p>It’s a question many have asked since the program launched in New Jersey in 2013 under then-Gov. Chris …

Health Care

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses opioid crisis

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says a boost in federal law enforcement will reduce addiction and overdose deaths plaguing …

Jeff Sessions

Johnson and Johnson Confronting the Opioid Epidemic

Confronting the<p>We are living in an opioid and prescription drug misuse/abuse epidemic. Family and friends are forced to wrestle with the negative …


Belchertown, Ludlow, Ware, and South Hadley join lawsuit against drug companies accused of fueling opioid crisis

The towns of Ludlow, Belchertown, South Hadley and Ware have joined a growing list of Western Massachusetts communities who are suing large drug …

Western Massachusetts

Trump’s DEA Just Took A Major Step In Curbing The Opioid Crisis

1:45 AM 07/12/2018<p>The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) finalized rules Wednesday establishing new safeguards and processes to ensure opioid …

Conservative View

DOJ Announces Finalization Of DEA's Proposal To Improve Fight Against Opioid Crisis

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook Twitter<p><i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> — The Department of Justice announced finalization of a sweeping opioid prevention and treatment …

U.S. Department of Justice

Julie Mason Hosts Kate Snow On Her NBC Reporting On The Opioid Crisis


Evolution of the opioid crisis: Medina County gets its first inpatient substance-abuse treatment center


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Opioid epidemic responses overlook gender

Health experts warn that current efforts to confront the growth of opioid addiction and overdose deaths must better incorporate an understanding of …


'Black Hawk Down' hero takes on opioid crisis


STAT Plus: Teamsters urge McKesson shareholders to dump the audit committee chair over opioid crisis

As part of its ongoing quest to hold McKesson accountable for its role in the opioid crisis, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters is urging …

Administrative Law

Swinomish tribe sues drug companies over opioid crisis

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has joined the ranks of governmental organizations filing lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies over the …

Coast Salish

GlaxoSmithKline board member sued in US opioid crisis claim

One of GlaxoSmithKline's non-executive directors is being sued by the US state of Massachusetts for her alleged role in the country's opioid crisis.<p>Judy Lewent, a long-serving director of GSK, having joined its board in 2011, had also served on the board of US pharmaceuticals company Purdue Pharma …


Eric Bolling brings new show to Daytona Beach

Former Fox News host Eric Bolling will bring his new show, “America,” to Daytona Beach this week.The program will have audience events at 4:30 p.m. …

Eric Bolling

News outlets collaborate to share solutions to opioid crisis

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 50 print, digital and broadcast news organizations are casting a spotlight on the diverse and sometimes out-of …

News Industry

'Unspecified' Overdoses Could Add To Opioid Epidemic Death Toll

New research suggests the deaths in the opioid epidemic could have been undercounted.<p>New research suggests the death toll in the opioid epidemic …


Opioid Crisis Versus Labor Force Participation Rate

Interesting observation from Torsten Sløk: States with a high level of opioid prescriptions have a lower labor force participation rate, see chart …


Combating Opioid Epidemic Presentation For Somerset County Locals

Somerset County locals are invited to a presentation about "Combating the Opioid Epidemic" on July 11.<p>SOMERVILLE, NJ — Somerset County locals are …

New Jersey

Dave Yost- Ohio Auditor of State on the Opioid epidemic and Medicaid


Pennsylvania city feels painful effects of opioid crisis