Surgeon General Jerome Adams Urges More Americans to Carry Naloxone (Narcan) to Help Reverse Opioid Overdoses

The Surgeon General urges more Americans to carry naloxone to help combat opioid overdoses.

Inside the Mind of an Opioid Addict

A recovered addict shares his story in hopes of killing the stigma surrounding the deadly disease.

REPORT: Life Expectancy in the US Declines for Second Year in a Row, Down to 78.6 Years

Drugs, alcohol and suicide are the primary factors in the recent decline in the life expectancy of Americans.

What Caused the Opioid Epidemic? Drug Companies Flooded Small Towns With Opioids [REPORT]

A West Virginia town is just one example of overprescribing, a leading contributor to America’s ever-growing opioid epidemic.

STUDY: Virtual Reality Technology Found to Provide Pain Relief to Patients

VR technology is beginning to revolutionize the medical field by providing acute and chronic pain relief in the clinical and hospital setting, and working to expand treatment into patients’ homes. As the technology improves, this may have a tremendous impact on the opioid crisis, decreasing patients’ needs for prescription painkillers.

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