Minnesota Gov. announces new guidelines to combat opioid crisis

To assist health care providers, doctors and community organizations working toward combating the opioid menace, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton announced fresh guidelines on April 26, 2018, to monitor patients using painkillers. Dayton also urged the state legislature to do more toward achieving this goal. He also earmarked $700,000 as grants to eight communities in Minnesota.

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Music can uplift your mood, inspire you and get you grooving. But, can it also help you recover from ailments? To understand this link better, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts have joined hands to launch an initiative called Sound Health.

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Already struggling with the epidemic of prescription drugs and heroin, the United States is now facing a new challenge in the form of a terrifying new substance that is 10,000 times stronger than morphine, itself a powerful pain medication made from opium, or 5,000 times more potent than heroin. The problem is only getting serious..

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