Opioids and Opiates

Opioid deaths spike to highest levels during pandemic

Opioid deaths spike to highest levels during pandemic

21 hours ago   |   KETV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 2020 brought the highest number of opioid deaths ever recorded in a year.
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Opioids of the Masses

1 day ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In 2016, nearly 50,000 people died of opioid overdoses in the United States, and, per capita, almost as many died in Canada. From 2000 to 2016, more Americans died of overdoses...
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Tom Holland Ventures Into Troubled Adulthood in Cherry

3 days ago   |   Vanity Fair

An epic about war and opioids from the directors of Avengers: Endgame lets a young star stretch his legs.
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Head of McKinsey Is Voted Out as Firm Faces Reckoning on Opioid Crisis

4 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Partners decided not to keep Kevin Sneader in the top job. Weeks earlier, McKinsey had reached a historic settlement agreement in the U.S. over its advice to drugmakers.
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McKinsey's partners have reportedly voted out Kevin Sneader, its global managing partner, after he served just one term

McKinsey's partners have reportedly voted out Kevin Sneader, its global managing partner, after he served just one term

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Kevin Sneader, McKinsey's global managing partner, has been voted out of the position during the firm's leadership election, The Financial Times...
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Seasonal variation in daylight influences brain function

4 days ago   |   Science Daily

A research group has studied how seasons influence the function of the brain. Researchers showed that the length of daylight affects the opioid receptors, which in turn...
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West Virginia's enduring, intertwined epidemics: Opioids and HIV

4 days ago   |   Science Daily

New research shows that the opioid and HIV epidemics are intertwined in West Virginia, and therefore should be treated together.
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He Lost His Son to an Overdose. Now He's Taking On the ‘Top Drug Cop.'

5 days ago   |   NY Times

One activist is asking the Biden administration to remember the failures that led to the opioid epidemic as it chooses the next head of the F.D.A.
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Meth has devastated the gay community for decades. A new treatment offers hope

5 days ago   |   NBC News

The promising medication-based treatment comes as meth's use is surging in the general population and dangerously merging with the opioid crisis.
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Letters to the editor

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

War on soda By all means our state legislators should pass the proposed bills that would decriminalize the possession of all drugs and tax sugary drinks by up to 24 cents per...
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AP source: Royals, Dozier agree to $25M, 4-year deal

AP source: Royals, Dozier agree to $25M, 4-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Royals and third baseman Hunter Dozier have agreed to a $25 million, four-year contract that includes a fifth-year option, a person with knowledge of the... Read more ...

Rangers fall flat in rematch loss to Bruins

Rangers fall flat in rematch loss to Bruins

Charlie McAvoy had a goal and an assist, leading the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 win against the New York Rangers on Sunday. Tuukka Rask made 20 saves and earned his 299th NHL... Read more ...

Golfers support Tiger Woods by wearing his signature Sunday outfit

Golfers support Tiger Woods by wearing his signature Sunday outfit

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White House staffer describes 'a complete lack of empathy' during Trump...

White House staffer describes 'a complete lack of empathy' during Trump administration for keeping residence workers safe from COVID-19

Summary List Placement While former President Donald Trump and many of his aides were battling their own bouts with COVID-19 last year, the White House residence staff never... Read more ...

I-75 SB reopened near Norwood Lateral after accident

I-75 SB reopened near Norwood Lateral after accident

Southbound I-75 has reopened near the Norwood Lateral. Read more ...

Pedestrian struck, killed on Interstate 93, state police say

Pedestrian struck, killed on Interstate 93, state police say

Investigators believe the 22-year-old victim exited a vehicle that was traveling on the highway when she was struck and killed by another vehicle or vehicles. Read more ...

UN Human Rights Office says 18 killed in Myanmar crackdown

UN Human Rights Office says 18 killed in Myanmar crackdown

YANGON, Myanmar - Security forces in Myanmar opened fire and made mass arrests Sunday as they sought to break up protests against the military's seizure of power, and a U.N... Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 1,249 cases of COVID-19, 22 deaths

Illinois health officials report 1,249 cases of COVID-19, 22 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 1,249 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 22 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the following... Read more ...

Bill Cassidy says it's dangerous for GOP to 'idolize' Trump

Bill Cassidy says it's dangerous for GOP to 'idolize' Trump

Sen. Bill Cassidy on Sunday warned that the GOP's continued embrace of Donald Trump would cost Republicans elections up and down the ballot in the coming years, and predicted... Read more ...

NY AG Letitia James seeks to probe ‘troubling' Cuomo sexual harassment...

NY AG Letitia James seeks to probe ‘troubling' Cuomo sexual harassment allegations

Cuomo's office quickly made a counter-offer, saying that James and top state appeals Judge Janet DiFiore - a Cuomo appointee - could assign an independent investigator of their... Read more ...