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Why the recent surge in hep C infection rates?
The city’s Harm Reduction Action Center is collaborating with local journalists for a four-part in-depth series about addiction in Colorado.
White heroin users are injecting at higher rates and are less likely to use harm reduction programs than their minority counterparts.
A potent new opiate called carfentanil has hit the U.S. drug supply and is driving up overdoses across the country.
The Cincinnati Enquirer investigates what the Southern city has done to help quell opioid addiction better than almost anywhere else.
The incidents have prompted lawsuits from harm reduction advocates.
Actions include expanding access to buprenorphine treatment and launching more than a dozen new studies on drug abuse and chronic pain.
The plan is to help U.S. health centers hire more than 800 providers to treat nearly 124,000 new clients who abuse drugs.
Last year, more than 47,000 Americans died from drug overdoses. This record high is fueled largely by abuse of opioid narcotics.
Why is heroin use on the rise?
Infections are largely fueled by a growing number of prescription opioid drug and heroin users across the state.
New infections of hepatitis C are on the rise for the first time since the mid-1990s. Here’s what’s going on — and how communities can h...
Many people who use illegal drugs or abuse prescription meds don’t fit the image of a strung-out dope fiend, but this doesn’t mean they aren’t...
The FDA is considering whether to allow non-prescription use of naloxone (Narcan), which can prevent opioid overdose from heroin or Vicodin
What are the chances that a total stranger might save your life? Ask Natalie Cole.
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