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The Trump Opioid Betrayal
Health & Wellness  (tags: opioid betrayal, Trumps promise, national emergency, USA, addiction, help )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - thedigitalleft.com
This is something that Trump could have done independent of Congress! He says This is a national emergency and it is. Boom. End of discussion. There is no conceivable reason why he should not do this except he does not give a care about the people of USA
7 Countries That Beat An Overdose Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, pharmaceuticals )

Freya
- 89 days ago - alternet.org
While other countries are succeeding in reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths, U.S. rates are rising.
A Nation of the Walking Dead: Big Pharma and Casinos Earn Millions While Tens of Thousands Die From Addiction
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, gambling, opioids, submission, Big Pharma, conspiracies, sheeple )

Freya
- 135 days ago - alternet.org
Opioids and experiences that simulate the deadening effects of narcotics are mechanisms to keep us submissive and depoliticized.
Why a Staggering Number of White Working-Class Americans Are Succumbing to 'Deaths of Despair'
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, drug abuse, addiction, suicide, alcoholism, mental health, depression, quality of life )

Freya
- 146 days ago - alternet.org
In 2015, Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton released a bombshell study that revealed a dramatic rise in mortality among non-Hispanic, middle-aged white people in the United States.
25% of All Overdoses Are From Heroin
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, death, addiction )

Glenn
- 174 days ago - fox6now.com
That would make heroin the deadliest drug of them all.
After 20 Years and Many Billions, Pfizer Finally Admits That Opioids Are Addictive
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, painkillers, addiction, opioids )

Freya
- 406 days ago - alternet.org
And more truth: opioids are not very effective after 12 weeks.
Why Did the Death Rate Rise Among Middle-Aged White Americans? - The New Yorker
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, research, warning, Death, American Men, Addiction, economic inequalities, healthcare, drugs )

Cat
- 648 days ago - newyorker.com
Fascinating and disturbing. Between 1999 and 2013, among whites aged forty-five to fifty-four whose educational qualifications are limited to a high-school diploma or below, the number of deaths per hundred thousand people rose by 134.4.
What Happens to Your Brain on Sugar, Explained By Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sugar, Addiction, health, food, diet, disease, environment, prevention, nutrition, medicine )

Cat
- 725 days ago - mic.com
Sugar is a poison, a legal poison. This PET brain scans show chemical differences in the brain between addicts and non-addicts. The normal images in the bottom row come from non-addicts;
Many Native American Communities Struggle With Effects Of Heroin Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, heroin, substance abuse, traditional ceremonies, healing, addiction, law enforcement, recovery )

Judy
- 821 days ago - npr.org
The reasons why Native Americans have such high rates of incarceration and substance abuse are complex. A recent FBI report shows the Mexican drug cartels are specifically targeting Indian Country.
Vermont Kicks the War on Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: heroine, addiction, Vermont, compassion, disease, health )

Nancy
- 1080 days ago - magazine.good.is
"Addiction is, at its core, a chronic disease," he said. "We must do for this disease what we do for cancer, diabetes, heart, and other chronic illness: first, aim for prevention, and then eradicate any disease that develops with aggressive treatment."
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, rehab, treatment, addicts )

Freya
- 1086 days ago - alternet.org
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.
Kicking Pot Can Lead to Withdrawal
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, addiction, marijuana, withdrawls, disease, risks, warning, drugs, abuse, prevention )

Dee
- 1785 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Chris M. -- who requested that his full name not be disclosed -- remembers the time in 1999 when he was caught by a security guard while smoking marijuana in a parking lot. For him, it was a wake-up call.
Doped-Up Nation: How America Became a Country of Addicts
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, disease, addiction, AlternativeMed, healthcare, health, illness, humans, study )

AWAY AWHI
- 1831 days ago - alternet.org
The external fixes to our internal problems are readily available, and every addiction fuels somebody else's craving--for cash.
Adderall Use on the Rise for Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: "supermom", Adderal, addiction, dangerous use of stimulants, meth )

Judy
- 1879 days ago - abcnews.go.com
All over America there are moms in the shadows drowning in their daily responsibilities and turning to the prescription drug Adderall for relief.
 

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