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As the opioid epidemic sweeps through America, scientists are scrambling to understand its addictive power in hopes of developing new treatment methods.
“It has been many long, hard, agonizing battles for the last few years and you fought like a warrior every step of the way. Addiction, however, won the war. To the person who doesn’t understand addiction, she is just another statistic who chose to make a bad decision.”
The Food and Drug Administration announced last week that it is exploring ways to curb smoking rates in the United States with one idea in mind — reducing nicotine amounts in cigarettes.
President Trump spoke at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia on July 24, joining a long list of presidents who have spoken to the huge meeting of Boy Scouts, troop leaders and volunteers. The visit was not surprising, as West Virginia, in the center of Appalachia, is overwhelmingly Trump Country.
Countless messages of support and gratitude from across the nation continue to pour in for the family of a 23-year-old Pennsylvania woman whose frank portrayal of her struggle with heroin addiction and overdose-related death have resonated beyond Central Pennsylvania.
Delaney Farrell was well aware of the potentially deadly heroin circulating around Lycoming County in central Pennsylvania last week before she became a victim of the drug, according to her father, Brian Farrell.
Over the past 100 days, 30 individuals were sentenced to incarceration as a result of cases originating in Marion County. Eight other individu…
In December when Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called it an important step in helping foster solutions for heartbreaking illnesses like addiction.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions waits to be introduced during the Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness at the Southern New Hampshire University Are…