July 16, 2020
WASHINGTON, D. C. - Ohio’s foster care system does not adequately track psychotropic and opioid medication prescriptions for children in its care who have painful injuries or conditions including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders that require such drugs, according to an inspector general’s report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
July 15, 2020
Drug deaths in America, which fell for the first time in 25 years in 2018, rose to record numbers in 2019 and are continuing to climb, a resurgence that is being complicated and perhaps worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.
July 15, 2020
As the United States and the world reel from COVID-19, another epidemic, opioid addiction, continues to ravage the U.S.
July 13, 2020
Emergency response data from across the Ohio Valley show sharp increases in suspected drug overdoses since March, when health measures including school and business closures and stay-at-home orders increased social isolation.
July 10, 2020
States are pushing drug distributors McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Corp. to add $2.3 billion to their $19.2 billion proposal to resolve government lawsuits over the U.S. opioid epidemic.
July 8, 2020
The Millennium Health report released Wednesday tracked illicit drug use trends by evaluating more than 500,000 urine drug tests.