wisdom teeth surgery

Young People Are Now At Risk of Opioid Addiction After Having Wisdom Teeth Surgery

Wisdom Teeth Surgery and Opioid Addiction Millions of Americans go through dental surgery to have their wisdom teeth removed every single year. Generally speaking, these patients ages range anywhere from…

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8 Things You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic

There are more than 115 deaths reported daily from opioid overdoses. The abuse of and addiction to opioids has become a national crisis that affects economic and social welfare as…

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The Opioid Epidemic and Crisis In the United States (Infographic)

The Opioid Epidemic The opioid epidemic has been one of the most troubling and deadly situations the U.S. has faced in history. The prevalent use of opioid prescription drugs became…

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8 Things To Know About the Opioid Epidemic in 2018

The unseen blade is the deadliest. If you can’t see something coming, then it’s more than likely you won’t have a prepared defense against it. It’s equal to a coiled…

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How “Doctor’s Orders” Killed a Massachusetts Woman – And Why It’s Important That You Know

We expect doctors to act almost has a filter between what’s healthy and what’s unhealthy, between what’s harmful and what’s helpful. But what happens when all that trust and faith…

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The Risk of Accidental Overdoses and Chronic Pain

Accidental Overdoses in People With Chronic Pain Accidental overdoses and chronic pain are two things that can unfortunately go hand-in-hand. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) up…

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Opioid Addiction and Dependence

What Are Opioid Addiction and Dependence? Addiction can be described as a chronic psychological disorder in which a person consistently does something or uses a drug despite its negative impact. …

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The Facts Behind the Opioid Crisis

What Is the Opioid Crisis In America? The opioid crisis in the U.S. can be likened to natural disasters like tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes, but unlike these very deadly natural…

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prescription drug abuse

Identifying Prescription Drug Abuse: Signs and Symptoms

Prescription Drug Abuse Prescription drug abuse, especially prescription opioid abuse, is one of the biggest issues facing modern society. The United States is currently facing one of the worst opioid…

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What Are Opioids and How Do They Work?

What Are Opioids? Opioid is a broad term used to describe several natural substances which are all derived from the opium poppy plant that binds to specific opioid receptors in…

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