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Thursday January 18th, 2018 5:00AM

End The Epidemic

LISTEN: Stop smoking....you can do it and Mitch Zeller wants to help.
Quitting smoking is hard but you don't have to do it alone. Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products shares details of the "Every Try Counts" program complete with resources and tools to help.
5:16AM ( 1 week ago )
Judge urges action on '100 percent manmade' opioid crisis
A federal judge on Tuesday set a goal of doing something about the nation's opioid epidemic this year, while noting the drug crisis is "100 percent man-made."
4:09PM ( 1 week ago )
A Georgia mother battles opioids to win back her kids
Opioid addiction has shattered many families across the US; an addicted mom in Georgia seized at one last chance to avoid that fate
3:58PM ( 1 month ago )
US approves monthly injection for opioid addiction
U.S. health officials have approved a monthly injectable form of the leading medication for patients recovering from addiction to opioids, such as prescription painkillers and heroin.
8:34PM ( 1 month ago )
Founder charged in opioid scheme can remove GPS monitoring
The founder of a pharmaceutical company charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid pain medication has won his bid to remove his electronic monitoring bracelet
6:47PM ( 1 month ago )
Forysth County may join opioid fight in court
"They are the ones who got all this started."
12:26AM ( 1 month ago )
LISTEN: Sober Grid, the first app designed to those with addictions stay sober
Beau Mann discusses his first-of-its-kind app that helps addicts stay clean and sober. As a recovering alcoholic, Beau knows the struggle first hand.
3:20PM ( 1 month ago )
Wall of 22,000 pills is memorial to opioid overdose victims
A memorial wall opens to the public in Chicago on Friday that includes 22,000 pills each engraved with the face of someone who died of an opioid overdose
4:11PM ( 2 months ago )
NGHS partners with state organization to offer opioid overdose help
The Northeast Georgia Health System announced the launch of a new recovery program for opioid overdose victims at an event Wednesday at the Gainesville campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
2:30PM ( 2 months ago )
Georgians urged to drop off unused prescription medications
Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to collect unused or expired prescription drugs
5:00AM ( 2 months ago )