Author: Justin Mckibben It hasn’t even been one week since I wrote about the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting opioid overdoses increased by 30% in only one year, and already a new story from The Washington Post... Learn MoreDoes Cannabis Use Really Cause Opioid Use Disorder?
This may seem like a big leap, but some people still manage to make it. So we thought maybe we should take a look at both sides of this argument to understand the issue. The Attorney General for the... Learn MorePrince Sought Pill Addiction Rehab before Death
Author: Justin Mckibben April 21, 2016 we lost an amazing artist and musical visionary, and the whole world wept in the wake of this tragedy. The day after the news had hit I wrote a story to acknowledge the passing... Learn MoreNo More Paper Trail: Prescription Drugs Going Digital
Author: Justin Mckibben Prescription drugs have held an integral role in the opiate epidemic laying siege to the nation, sending a swelling portion of the masses headfirst into a downward spiral that more often than not leads to heroin addiction... Learn MoreOver 90% of People Who Overdose on Painkillers Continue Using
Author: Shernide Delva It turns out a brush with death is not enough to keep addicts from continuing to use. A recent study reveals that 90% of people who overdose on painkillers continue using despite their near-death overdose experience. The... Learn MoreDelray Beach Pill Mill Doctor Guilty on 55 Charges
Author: Justin Mckibben Some serious justice has been dealt this month as another crooked "pill mill" doctor has been struck with a serious of guilty verdicts for his participation in the illegal enterprise of over-prescribing patients shopping for dangerous opiate... Learn MoreShould the NFL Be Airing Ads Featuring a Cartoon Opioid Capsule?
Author: Shernide Delva Considering the NFL’s long history of prescription drug abuse, many were surprised to see a 60-second ad for a prescription painkiller product air during the commercial break. Though a potentially useful product, many argue the drug Movantik turns a... Learn MoreAmerica Still Fighting Prescription Drug Addiction
Author: Justin Mckibben Prescription drug addiction is still a very real threat to the lives of Americans today, with mass amounts of individuals being held hostage by the disease of addiction and the opiate epidemic raging on in our homes... Learn MoreSuing Big Pharma for Campaign of Deception
Author: Justin Mckibben Big Pharma is getting a progressively sketchier and more unsavory reputation as the world opens its eyes to the desperation and deterioration created by the abuse of several powerful medications marketed to the masses in exponential amounts.... Learn MoreTweets against Prescription Addiction: #RxProblem Campaign
Author: Justin Mckibben This is the era of social media. Good or bad it is here to stay it seems, and while sometimes it can be abused, social media has opened new avenues for marketing, research, gathering and sharing information,... Learn MoreApproval Spreading for Overdose Antidote Clinics
Author: Justin Mckibben If you haven’t noticed, death by drug overdose continues to kill in staggering numbers, and the country’s population remains poisoned by the plague of prescription painkiller abuse and heroin addiction. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention... Learn MoreIs Drugged Driving the New Drunk Driving?
[caption id="attachment_15798" align="aligncenter" width="299"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Drunk driving is a terrible and irresponsible action that too frequently results in death, whether... Learn More