opioids

The Subreddit Where Opioid Addicts Commiserate, Try to Get Clean and/or Brag About Their Stash

Some hobbies require a bit more discretion than Facebook and Instagram can provide. Such is the case with the subreddit r/Opiates, which has more than…

The Opioid Epidemic Has Gotten So Bad That People Are Abusing Their Pets to Get Them

This can’t be real, Kentucky police officer John Thomas thought to himself when he got the call from Elizabethtown Animal Hospital on December 4, 2014….

The Odds Are Pretty Good You’ll Die of an Opioid Overdose — So What Now?

In October 2017, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. But alas, the problem only seems to be getting worse:…

Xanax As the New Heroin: How Anti-Anxiety Medications Are Fueling an Epidemic

We might as well be living in the United States of Anxiety: Approximately 40 million American adults — roughly 18 percent of the population — have an anxiety disorder,…