Category: Current Events

TikTok and Recovery on Social Media

December 13, 2019

Kids these days. What with their newfangled gizmos and constant preoccupation with their social media. What good are these new technologies anyway?  […]

‘A’ Is for Addiction: Bert and Ernie Learn about Substance Abuse

December 4, 2019

Learning the ABC’s is taking on new meaning on the famous TV boulevard called “Sesame Street.” That change came about with the […]

Math Error Leads to Smaller Opioid Settlement

November 25, 2019

In August 2019, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson settled a lawsuit over their role in fueling the opioid epidemic. The company agreed […]

Get Out Your Notebooks, Doctors: It’s Time to Learn

November 18, 2019

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine prides itself on “Connecting the Best Minds in Science and Patient Care.” For several years, it has […]

The Opioid Epidemic Cost the U.S. Economy $2.5 Trillion in 4 Years

November 11, 2019

Opioid Epidemic Cost the Economy 2.5 Trillion Dollars It’s a well-known fact just how much the opioid epidemic has cost us in […]

Is Cannabis Safe during Pregnancy?

October 31, 2019

As legal cannabis becomes more common, studies are beginning to emerge regarding the safety of taking the substance. One recent study at […]

Alcohol Firms Promote Moderation, Rely on Abuse

October 30, 2019

It’s no secret that alcohol manufacturers are reliant on people drinking to keep the lights on. As more and more people become […]

Big Pharma Settles Out of Landmark Opioid Case

October 22, 2019

A pattern is emerging as more cases against opioid drug manufacturers and distributors are set to head to trial; settlements are being […]

The Methamphetamine Menace

October 9, 2019

“Meth makes you a monster. I’m not going to sugar coat it.” These are the thoughts of someone who knows. A former […]

Is Philadelphia’s Safe Injection Site Legal?

October 7, 2019

A judge has recently ruled Philadelphia’s first safe injection site to be legal. The decision is the first of its kind and […]

Avoiding Settlement: Big Pharma Seeking Removal of Judge

September 24, 2019

With a trial looming, Big Pharma companies are seeking the removal of Judge Dan Polster. Set to oversee the landmark trial over […]

Is the US Opioid Epidemic Spreading Overseas?

September 23, 2019

Is the opioid epidemic that is ravaging the United States going global? The epidemic has the potential to spread overseas to countries […]

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