Posts by: Tracy Corbin

Facts About Fentanyl

Facts About Fentanyl

Did you know that fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is 80-100 times stronger than morphine? This powerful and dangerous drug is often mixed in with other drugs like heroin or fake prescription pills.  Many users believe that they are purchasing heroin and actually don’t know that they are purchasing fentanyl – which often results in overdose deaths. …

DEA Reveals Criminal Drug Networks Are Flooding the U.S. with Deadly Fentanyl

DEA Reveals Criminal Drug Networks Are Flooding the U.S. with Deadly Fentanyl

Facts About Counterfeit Pills  Criminal drug networks are mass-producing fake pills and falsely marketing them as legitimate prescription pills to deceive the American public.  Counterfeit pills are easy to purchase, widely available, often contain fentanyl or methamphetamine, and can be deadly.  Fake prescription pills are easily accessible and often sold on social media and e-commerce …

28-Day Rehab Doesn’t Work For Everyone

28-Day Rehab Doesn’t Work For Everyone

Billions are spent on it each year, but people need more flexible options and timelines. When Jessye first “graduated” from a 28-day treatment center outside Seattle, she knew she wouldn’t be able to stay clean. She became addicted to pain medication while dealing with endometriosis, and by the time she showed up at the doors …

Native American tribes reach tentative opioid deal with major drug distributors, Johnson & Johnson – The Washington Post

Native American tribes reach tentative opioid deal with major drug distributors, Johnson & Johnson – The Washington Post

McKesson, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen would pay $515 million over seven years and Johnson & Johnson would contribute $150 million in two years to the federally recognized tribes, resolving litigation in dozens of states with tribal reservations, according to documents filed Tuesday in federal court in Cleveland. The tribes claim they were saturated by highly …

Omega-3 Aids in Medicine Addiction Recovery

Omega-3 Aids in Medicine Addiction Recovery

You’ve probably heard about how a diet program rich in nutrients and vitamins is key to mental health and stable emotions, nevertheless research shows of which there may be a connection between substance maltreatment and a deficiency in important nutrition. Based on nutrition specialist Carolyn Reuben, typically the human body responds to nutritional deficiencies in …

Doctors in seven states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex – Washington Post

Doctors in seven states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex – Washington Post

Dozens of medical professionals in seven states were charged Wednesday with participating in the illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said traded sex for prescriptions and a dentist who unnecessarily pulled teeth from patients to justify giving them opioids. The 60 people indicted include 31 doctors, seven pharmacists, …