While tapering patients taking prescription opioids off of the medication is associated with a lower risk of overdose if the patient stops taking the drug, it can also lead to increased risks of overdose if it leads to the patient switching up dosages, according to a new JAMA study. Why it matters: This is yet another obstacle to solving … Continue reading FOR DOCTORS & THOSE OF YOU TRYING TO GET OFF OPIOIDS BY YOURSELF: You can INCREASE Your Chance of Accidental OVERDOSE!
Opioid death toll MUCH higher than previously thought: 70,000 more Americans died of overdoses in the last decade – but did not get counted, study suggests In 2016 alone, a record 64,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses But a new study from the University of Pittsburgh study found that 70,000 opioid overdoses were likely counted … Continue reading Opioid Death Toll MUCH Higher Than Previously Thought
Hospital emergency rooms reported a 30 percent jump in opioid overdoses between the third quarter of 2016 and the third quarter of 2017, according to NPR. The largest increase in overdoses occurred in the Midwest, which saw a 69.7 percent increase. In Wisconsin, opioid overdoses increased 109 percent. The smallest increase occurred in the Southeast, … Continue reading Taking Rx Painkillers? Accidental Opioid Overdose Jumped to upwards of 30% Over Just One Year?
ATTENTION PARENTS & EVERY OTHER LIVING HUMAN BEING! YOU NEED TO LOCK UP YOUR OPIATES, BENZOS, ANTIDEPRESSANTS, STIMULANTS, HYPNOTICS AND ANTIPSYCHOTICS!!! KIDS ARE DYING BECAUSE YOU LEAVE THEM OUT IN PLAIN SITE. THEY ARE CURIOUS AND WILL POP THOSE PILLS! YOU ALSO NEED TO FIND HELP FOR MEDICAL DETOX OR YOUR KIDS WON'T HAVE A … Continue reading Opioid Poisonings, Overdoses Send More Kids to Hospitals
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By Alex Pietrowski Legendary rocker Tom Petty passed away recently, on October 2, 2017 of cardiac arrest in his home in California. Now, some three months later, an autopsy has revealed the true cause of death to be accidental overdose on prescription medications. Petty had a mixture of fentanyl, oxycodone, temazepam, alprazolam, citalopram, acetylfentanyl and despropionyl fentanyl in … Continue reading Autopsy Reveals Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose, Another Casualty Of Big Pharma
Medicaid is contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis by establishing incentives that make it profitable to abuse and sell opioids, a report by Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concludes. The report notes that at least 1,072 people have been convicted or charged nationwide since 2010 for improperly using Medicaid to obtain prescription … Continue reading Medicaid Contributing to Opioid Crisis: Senate Report
About 1.6 million Americans could die from drugs, alcohol and suicide in the next decade, according to a comprehensive new report out Tuesday. The figure is a 60 percent increase over the past decade, according to the report, which was released by the Trust for America's Health and the Well Being Trust. The authors of the study say the projections … Continue reading Report: Deaths From Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide Could Increase by 60 Percent in Next Decade
by Dr. Mercola The latest data on the leading causes of deathi in the United States has been released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The report, which is based on 2010 data, lists the 10 leading causes of death as follows: Diseases of the heart Cancer Chronic lower respiratory diseases Cerebrovascular … Continue reading Medical Care is now the Number 1 Cause of Death in the US
by Dina Perkins Let me preface this article by saying that I never came close to looking for a way out of emotional or physical pain with any type of prescription drug. I began at age 11 with a doctor's prescription. I learned quickly over the years, that pills were the only answer available. My … Continue reading What’s it like Surviving a Massive Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose?