Woman Loses Two Sons to Opioids In One Night

Researchers Hoping to Better Understand Fentanyl’s Impact For Becky Savage, June 14th, 2015 remains a blur. Her two oldest sons – Nick and Jack were celebrating at high school graduation parties, and both overdosed and died. As reported by CNN, “Everything just kind of seemed like a blur that day,” Becky Savage said. “Your mind is not really… Read More

Fentanyl Research Blocked By DEA Restrictions

Researchers Hoping to Better Understand Fentanyl’s Impact Researchers at the NIH want to better understand how fentanyl impacts brain function, but recently, access to fentanyl has been blocked by DEA restrictions. As reported by Fortune, overdoses from synthetic opioids called fentanyl have surged more than 500 percent since 2013, killing roughly 20,000 people in the U.S. in 2016… Read More

Welcome to the United States of Fentanyl Overdose

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Fentanyl Is Impacting All 50 States With Deadly Intensity New CDC data released this week shows that fentanyl and other synthetic opioids have been cutting a swath of death across every state in the union, impacting every demographic and ethnic group imaginable. As reported by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette, at a time when the country seems hopelessly divided, health… Read More