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Kratom is widely available in gas stations, despite experts’ warnings of addiction, risks

There’s not much solid data about how widespread the use of a psychoactive plant called kratom is in the U.S. But if what Dr. Marvin Seppala is seeing in addiction treatment centers all over the country is any indication, use of kratom isn’t just on the rise; it’s becoming normalized. “What we’re seeing is regular …

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Construction Crews Have High Odds for Opioid Abuse

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Hard-hat jobs are tough and demanding, often entailing intense physical labor performed in dangerous situations.But a new study finds construction work also comes with another danger: An increased risk of drug abuse. Construction workers and miners are much more likely than people in other professions to misuse opioids, cocaine and marijuana, …

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U.S. charges 58 in Texas with healthcare fraud, illegal opioid distribution

Fifty-eight people have been charged with engaging in healthcare fraud schemes that centered on the illegal distribution of more than 6 million opioid pills across Texas, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday. Some 16 medical professionals, including six doctors and seven pharmacists, were charged in the schemes, which featured one pharmacy in Houston that illegally dispensed …

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Purdue Pharma, bears the “lion’s share” of the blame for the opioid crisis.

The north wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a vast, airy enclosure featuring a banked wall of glass and the Temple of Dendur, a sandstone monument that was constructed beside the Nile two millennia ago and transported to the Met, brick by brick, as a gift from the Egyptian government. The space, which …

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Mom blogger Tiffany Jenkins: 'An amazing life after addiction is possible'

There was a point where I didn’t want to live.’ Social media sensation and viral video star Tiffany Jenkins has long been up front about the struggles of parenting. She’s also spoken candidly about her battles with addiction. During her recovery, she met her future husband — and found out that she was pregnant after …

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Two brothers, hockey players, dead on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning.’

There were chores to do that Sunday morning and Becky Savage had started them. She was plucking up pieces of clothes strewn about the house — a house full of four boys — to load a heap of laundry into the washing machine. Becky headed to her son Jack’s room to gather what she could and to …

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First major drug distribution company, former executives, criminally charged in opioid crisis

“Our office will do everything in its power to combat this epidemic, from street-level dealers to the executives who illegally distribute drugs from their boardrooms.” In a national first in the fight against the opioid crisis, a major drug distribution company, its former chief executive and another top executive have been criminally charged in New …

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