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Image of Heroin Overdosed Couple Goes Viral– Toddler in Back Seat!!!

It’s an image so upsetting, it went viral: Police in Liverpool, Ohio took to social media to make a bold statement about the state of the heroin abuse crisis in America. After a couple overdosed on heroin while behind the wheel and nearly hit a school bus, an officer on...

CVS Pharmacy Strengthens Opioid Regulations in Massachusetts

Just after the FDA announced its plan for helping to address the rampant increase in overdoses related to opioid-sedative drug interactions, CVS Pharmacy stores in Massachusetts are changing the way they handle opioid prescriptions. This comes after a statewide investigation of the company revealed poor prescription filling practices, allotting at-risk...

Did Austin Harrouff’s Schizophrenia Chew the Face Off a Man?

Did Flakka Make Austin Harrouff Eat His Murder Victim’s Face? Austin Harrouff, a Florida fraternity teen (19), was tased multiple times- to no avail- in frantic attempts to stop him from eating the face off of his murder victim. Officers, with the assistance of a K9 unit, pried Harrouff from...

As Overdoses Increase, FDA Warns of Lethal Opioid-Sedative Mix

26 overdoses in four hours in Huntington, West Virginia. 60 overdoses across two counties bordering Indiana and Ohio in just two days. Nearly 200 overdoses in Cincinnati, Ohio in just six days. There’s no way to deny that the substance abuse epidemic has reached new, terrifying heights. With drug suppliers...

Safe and Effective Alternatives to Narcotic Painkillers

To Ban or Not to Ban Narcotic Painkillers I’ve written extensively on the potential dangers of prescription medications- specifically addictive opiates, in light of the national opiate crisis. Yet more often than not, the voices of people suffering with chronic pain go unanswered in our attempt to safeguard the population...

Two States, 48 Hours, 60 Tainted Heroin Overdoses

You read that title right. In just one 48 hour timeframe 60 overdoses triggered by tainted heroin occurred near the Ohio-Indiana border. The worse part is it was anticipated. Medical and law enforcement officials recognized the potential danger for such a public health crisis when they realized the heroin within...

Special K for Depression? What You Need to Know

Is a dangerous party drug about to be available via prescription? If current clinical trials testing the effectiveness of Ketamine as an antidepressant proves promising enough, it may be. This isn’t the first time science and medicine have intersected with potentially lethal and addictive substances- that’s how heroin came to...

State of Emergency: 26 Heroin Overdoses in Just 4 Hours

It’s the kind of scene straight out of a horror movie: people dropping left and right, unconscious, convulsing, dying. Police and emergency responders are overwhelmed, struggling stay ahead of an unknown threat and protect others from falling victim. It’s a race against time to find a cause and a cure...

10 Dead from Game of Thrones Heroin

For New Hampshire and Vermont, winter is coming. Game of Thrones Heroin 10 are dead from overdosing on “Game of Thrones” branded heroin. Sadly, they won’t join the army of White Walkers in epic, fantasy fun, but serve as a warning to those abusing street-drugs: you never know what’s in...

Police Officer Buys Cocaine from Undercover Informant

Suspended without pay for buying and consuming cocaine, State Trooper Jose Lebron is facing criminal charges of criminal use of a communication facility, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Want some perspective on the War on Drugs? Lebron was suspended without pay– yet officers involved with...

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