Detoxing off heroin or opioids without medication is sheer hell. I should know.
Measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest triggers surge in demand for the vaccine — including among those who had previously shunned the shots.
Reformulation of the OxyContin to make it more difficult to abuse directly led to a large rise in hepatitis C infections as drug abusers to injectable heroin
52 confirmed cases and nine suspect cases of measles have now been linked to the outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.
The annual number of opioid overdose deaths will increase to 81,700 in 2025, the study projects.
The first 9 months of 2013, Purdue Pharma, the maker of the addictive opioid pain drug OxyContin, paid the Sackler family $400 million from its profits
Anti-vaccine activities are predominantly a western phenomenon, especially in the Pacific Northwest and the American Southwest.
Clark Count has identified 41 confirmed measles cases and 15 suspect cases; King County has seen one case linked to the outbreak.
The federal government has zealously guarded its authority over drug pricing.
Purdue Pharma considered capitalizing on the addiction treatment boom — while going to extreme lengths to boost sales of its controversial opioid.