Monthly Archives: September 2017

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What Opioid Crisis? III Kids & Teens

According to a recent study published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association, the yearly rate of poisoning due to opioid overdoses among teens and children from 1997 to 2012  increased 165%. The opioid epidemic has stirred the … Continue reading

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What Opioid Crisis? II: Fentanyl

After posting my last blog (What Opioid Crisis? 9/1/17) about the skyrocketing deaths from overdoses of heroin, I came across new information, this time on the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Although heroin overdoses continue to present a serious health problem, annually killing an … Continue reading

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What Opioid Crisis?

One of my favorite TV programs is Justice TV’s Drugs, Inc., an in-depth look at specific drugs and specific areas of our nation and the world where drugs, including the opioid heroin, are manufactured, transported, distributed, marketed, sold and used. … Continue reading

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