Drug Overdose Cases Spike In Louisville
Drug overdose cases have dramatically increased in Louisville since last week. Increasing the severity of the problem is the call from a suspected drug dealer who notified the police that illegal drugs have been recently laced with fentanly, doubling its deadly effect.
Heroin Program Uses Device To Ease Pain Of Withdrawal
The city of Greenwood have endorsed a heroin program that uses a device that acts as a pain blocker during the process of heroin withdrawal. Public officials are hopeful that the success of the device will attract more addicts to sign up to the rehabiliation program.
Atlantic City Blames Heroin Overdose For Multiple Deaths In The State
The cause of several deaths in the Atlantic City in the state of New Jersey is being pinpointed to heroin overdose. A batch of the drug dubbed "King of Death" is said to have caused the deaths, and police are now alerting residents on the situation.
Heroin Vaccine May Be Available By 2019
Scientists report being on the process of developing a promising heroin vaccine to help curb addiction to the drug. With sufficient funding , they might be able to test it on humans within two years.
Meth Addiction Is Maine's Worst Drug Epidemic
Maine is facing their biggest drug problem with the rise of meth addiction. Heroin and fentanyl overdose are also fast growing, making it the biggest challenge for Maine drug authorities.
Syringe Exchange Program: An Effective Way To Reduce HIV?
With The Growing Number Of HIV Cases, Is There Still An Effective Way To Reduce The Prevalence Of The Said Disease? How Effective Is The Exchange Of Syringe? What The Truth Behind This?
Chicago Nursing Home Residents' Heroin Overdose Leads To Penalties
A nursing facility in Illinois can face more than $100,000 in penalties after five residents overdosed on heroin inside the facility in February. The facilty also had reports of alleged batteries filed between 2011 and 2015.