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Opioid Crisis

November 14, 2019 10:00 AM

From medical professionals to law enforcement to recovering addicts, the opioid crisis has affected people from all walks of life. At a University of...


November 12, 2019 08:26 PM

Florida may be on the right track to reducing the amount of opioid-caused deaths, according to the Department of Children and Families, but only if that...


November 12, 2019 12:29 PM

In Getting Wrecked: Women, Incarceration, and the American Opioid Crisis, a Rikers Island doctor says drug treatment in U.S. jails and prisons is often shaped by societal prejudice, not science.


October 24, 2019 12:20 PM

If the state wants to continue efforts at current levels to curb opioid abuse, it will need to find about $76 million, members of a Senate health-care...


October 21, 2019 12:44 PM

The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just...