As the United States suffers from the ongoing opioid epidemic, no community seems unaffected by it. Probably the veterans are among the most affected. As per a 2011 study of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), veterans are twice as likely to die from accidental opioid overdose compared to general population. As per the..
Lately in one of the episodes of Mariah’s World, an American reality television series, this five-time Grammy winner turned reality show actress celebrated the end of her European tour with a unique cake. The new episode featured Carey, 46, munching a cannabis-laced brownie at The Bulldog Cafe in Amsterdam city.
The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released a new advisory against vaping informing the public that it is not a safe alternative to nicotine addiction. The new advisory highlighted that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) do not approve e-cigarettes as smoking cessation devices. In..
In a historic move to curb the abuse of tobacco and give people a better quality of life, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a mandate for more than 3,100 public housing agencies to implement smoke-free policies by midyear 2018. The new rule is aimed at eliminating secondhand exposure in..
On Jan. 17, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order declaring opioid drug abuse a public health crisis and establishing a task force to combat it.
The inability to resist an urge for any particular object can be quite harrowing, especially if the weakness is for alcohol or other addictive substance. The impulse to use it more often is defined as craving for that particular substance that can have adverse effects in the long run.
The opioid abuse epidemic in the United States has become a grave public health concern, as nearly 78 Americans succumb to drug overdose every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Opioid addiction can have far reaching consequences on both physical and mental health of the user. It can also induce..
Addiction has become a major public health concern in America, with the country shelling out a whopping $442 billion annually to deal with alcohol and drug abuse. According to a recent report released by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, one out of seven Americans is likely to fall prey to an addiction in his or her..