3,000% increase in demand for opioid addiction treatment medical services between 2007 and 2014 says CNN

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Just about anyone who is up to date with the news will know that the problem of opioid addiction is repeatedly mentioned, but a new study by databank corporation Fair Health has produced a devastating finding: a 3,000% increase in medical services to opioid addicted patients. This finding was uncovered after examining records for patients… Read more »

A New Category of Donors; America’s Overdose Victims

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According to statistics calculated in 2014, in just over a year, the number of deaths of donors caused by prescription opioid abuse rose from 16,000 to a staggering 19,000. Seventy-eight Americans are said to die each day due to opioid abuse, which makes up more than 60 percent of all overdose deaths. According to United… Read more »