The opioid epidemic has become this generation’s pressing public health crisis with the same devastating effect as the AIDS outbreak in the 1980s, a top health expert said. Read More.
Most Americans are blind to the opioid epidemic in their own backyards, a study shows, despite predictions the crisis could claim more than half a million lives in the US by 2027. Read More.
A report released by the National LGBT Health Education Center focuses on the reasons that members of this community are at higher risk and ways to address this major disparity. Read More.
Two pharmaceutical companies say the real culprits in the opioids epidemic are illegal dealers of the painkillers and want them to be on the hook financially for any damages potentially assessed against drugmakers. Read More.
The St. Paul Police Department will soon accept federal funding to compensate officers who work overtime in opioid distribution investigations. Read More.