Opioids

Wellness

Opioid Drug Helping Addicts in Mass.

Last November, we reported that Massachusetts was No. 1! Too bad it was for drug-related emergency rooms visits. According to a report by the Massachusetts […]

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Drug Overdose Deaths Rise Again (For the 11th Straight Year)

The number of deaths from drug overdoses rose in the U.S. for the 11th straight year. And last year, pharmaceuticals were involved in more than half of those deaths. Opioids […]

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Study Offers Solution to Drug Overdose Deaths

Photo via Shutterstock A new study by Boston Medical Center says that overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) could drastically decrease the number of deaths that […]

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Health Headlines Local Edition: We are Number One! Too Bad it's for Drug-Related ER Visits.

Boston is first in the nation for drug-related emergency room visits, according to a new report released yesterday by the Massachusetts Health Council. According to the report, the Greater […]

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OxyContin and Heroin Addiction on the South Shore

Despite efforts to raise awareness, opiate abuse is still one of the biggest drug problems facing Massachusetts. “It’s how your community takes those struggles, deals […]

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FYI, Occupy Boston: Graffiti and Heroin Are Bad Moves

FYI, Occupy Boston: Graffiti and Heroin Are Bad Moves. Nearly two dozen buildings downtown received unsolicited art over the weekend. Police are highly unamused (neither […]

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Daily Feed: Occupy Boston's Bad Moves (Graffiti, Heroin)

FYI, Occupy Boston: Graffiti and Heroin Are Bad Moves. Nearly two dozen buildings downtown received unsolicited art over the weekend. Police are highly unamused (neither […]