Tag: Opioid Crisis

Who Is Telling The Truth About Prescription Opioid Deaths? DEA? CDC? Neither?

By Josh Bloom — November 5, 2018 To Be Believed? Maybe Not.  “Controlled Prescription Drugs (CPDs) … are still responsible for the most drug-involved overdose deaths and are the second most commonly abused substance in the United States.” 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment. Drug Enforcement Administration, October 2018. I just don’t get it. A newly-released 164-page report just…

The opioid crisis is the challenge of this generation

August 16, 2019, 10:30 AM EST _______________________________________________The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill. Every generation of Americans faces a defining . Our founding generation, when faced with a fundamental choice, chose independence — knowing full well the potential cost. World War II’s “Greatest Generation,” with democracy as…

Opioid crisis causing shortage of medicine needed for pet surgery

If this article is factual then something needs to be done. ———————————————————— azFamily.com BY: Briana Whitney 7/9/19, 09:00pm Dr. Brian Serbin of Ingleside Animal Hospital in Phoenix says they use opioids on pets during pre and post-surgery every single day. Source: 3TV/CBS In the past year, Arizona veterinary clinics have been struggling to get pets…