Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic






Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic In Y 2014, more people died from drug overdoses than in any other year on record. Over 60% of these deaths involved opioids. These powerful medications are often prescribed to people for chronic pain relief, although they often fail to provide relief. Where they do excel is in causing […]






Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix






Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix “I’m often asked whether it’s safe to mix alcohol with Rx (prescription) drugs and my answer is that you have to use common sense,” says Dr. Gregory Smith, said a noted pain management specialist. “No one should ever drink large amounts of alcohol when taking prescription medications […]






The Cycle Opioid of Addiction

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction






The Cycle Opioid of Addiction Sadly, legendary musician Prince appears to be yet another victim of the opioid epidemic. OxyContin became a blockbuster drug mainly through misleading claims, claims Purdue Pharma knew were false from the very beginning. The basic promise was that it provided pain relief for a full 12 hours, 2X as long […]