drug abuse

‘Heroin in a Capsule’? Lawmakers Step Up Fight Against FDA-Approved Painkiller Zohydro

‘Heroin in a capsule’? Lawmakers step up fight against FDA-approved painkiller Zohydro
But others, like Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., say the agency should rescind its approval of the painkiller. Manchin, whose home state leads the nation in prescription overdoses and abuse, has worked with New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to… Continue reading

49-Year Incumbent U.S. Rep's Ballot Fail

49-Year Incumbent U.S. Rep's Ballot Fail
In 2012, an estimated 467,000 people reported being dependent on the drug, a number on the rise after a crackdown on prescription drugs. Most of those using are trying to get help. … On his last leg, Mugianis remembered a Lower East Side anarchist… Continue reading

Painkiller Addiction Can Be a Gateway to Heroin – CBS News

Painkiller addiction can be a gateway to heroin – CBS News

Painkiller addiction can be a gateway to heroin
CBS News
Stephanie King's parents never thought their daughter would become a heroin addict. She was raised in a quiet middle class community in Delaware. But while studying at the University… Continue reading

Zohydro: Why This New Painkiller Could Spark Another Addiction Epidemic

Zohydro: Why this new painkiller could spark another addiction epidemic
A new, highly potent painkiller is out on the market – and many health experts want it gone. The controversial drug is Zohydro, an extended-release painkiller containing the already widely used opioid, hydrocodone. Designed to release painkilling …
Painkiller Abuse… Continue reading

Zohydro: Why This New Painkiller Could Spark Another Addiction Epidemic

Zohydro: Why this new painkiller could spark another addiction epidemic
A new, highly potent painkiller is out on the market – and many health experts want it gone. The controversial drug is Zohydro, an extended-release painkiller containing the already widely used opioid, hydrocodone. Designed to release painkilling …
Painkiller Abuse… Continue reading

Crime Fighters – Wrap Up

Crime Fighters – Wrap Up — Repeat Offenders continue to drive Lexington’s crime rate. Heroin Addiction is ensnaring the rich, suburban population across America. The number of Drug Ove…


The Cheapest Beach Badges in New Jersey: Atlantic City Tops List
We added a new list, based on statistics provided by… Continue reading