Pain Management and Opioid Addiction
This article originally appeared on healthyplace.com The opioid epidemic and hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Vicodin) use has spread through the United States like wildfire. The United States makes up only 4.6% of the world’s population but consumes 80% of its opioids —...
This article originally appeared on addictionblog.org A Tidal Wave Of Loss Like a tidal wave that comes crushing to shore over the past year, the President, States, national news media, and families who have lost loved ones have cried out in crushing alarm about the...
It has been alleged that Prince’s family may have known about his drug use and abuse for years. According to a CNN report, two of Prince’s deceased siblings knew as far back as 2006 of his reliance on Percocet. The question becomes could Prince’s family members,...
Additional Resources on Pain Management & Opioid Addiction
Many More People Seek Medical Help For Opioid Abuse — on NPR.org
Treating pain without feeding addiction: Study shows promise of non-drug pain management – on ScienceDaily.com
The Other Tragedy Behind Prince’s Death — on CNN.com
USDA chief Tom Vilsack targets rural opioid problem — on KnoxNews.com
How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic? — on PBS.org
Why the Pain Drug That Killed Prince Can Be Especially Dangerous — on ScientificAmerican.com
This is a great PDF from Scientific American called It’s Chemistry, Not Character