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Monday June 18th, 2018 11:11PM

End The Epidemic

White House launches anti-opioid ad campaign aimed at youth
The White House is launching its first public service campaign with a series of new advertisements aimed at warning young people about the dangers of opioids
11:52AM ( 1 week ago )
Collins co-sponsors measure to combat opioid epidemic
North Georgia Congressman Doug Collins this week introduced the Substance Abuse Prevention Act in the U.S. House
9:00AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Lawmakers: Drug distributors missed suspicious opioid sales
Lawmakers are accusing wholesale pharmaceutical distributors of missing signs of suspicious activity that resulted in hundreds of millions of prescription opioid pills being shipped to West Virginia
12:47PM ( 1 month ago )
New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions
New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017
10:53AM ( 1 month ago )
Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioids
Building on Obama-era policy, Trump administration sees medication-based treatment as key to lowering overdose deaths from opioids
6:57AM ( 2 months ago )
Opioid trials to begin in 2019 as settlement is also pushed
In a shift, judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits against opioid industry lays out plan for trials starting in 2019
4:28PM ( 2 months ago )
Surgeon general urges Americans to carry overdose antidote
The nation's chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone in an effort to combat the nation's opioid crisis
1:48PM ( 2 months ago )
Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions
Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may.
11:27AM ( 2 months ago )
CDC director pledges to bring opioid epidemic 'to its knees'
The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pledging to fight opioids and says it's possible to end AIDS in the next decade
6:48PM ( 2 months ago )
Dentist group puts teeth in push to curb opioid painkillers
American Dental Association wants dentists to cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers
12:23PM ( 2 months ago )