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OP-ED: Doctors that Run “Pill Mills” Deserve the Same Punishment as Crack Dealers

OP-ED: Doctors that Run “Pill Mills” Deserve the Same Punishment as Crack Dealers

    By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Please excuse me for not welling up with empathy for those who are addicted to opioids. Yeah, I know drug addiction is a bad thing, but people make choices and have to live with the consequences. I am old enough to have lived through the crack epidemic […]

Opioids Are Now Behind 20 Percent of Deaths Among Young Americans

Opioids Are Now Behind 20 Percent of Deaths Among Young Americans

Steve Birr | Vice Reporter A new research study suggests opioid abuse in the U.S. is now responsible for 20 percent of deaths among young adults. The study, published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open, reveals that young Americans are dying at a far greater pace than any other group. While one in every 65 […]