Articles tagged with Opioids

Could Evzio be the New Heroin Overdose Antidote?

Evzio allows care providers and family members to inject a single dose of the drug naloxone, which is used to counteract the effects of opiates such as heroin.

How I Got Through Opiate Withdrawals

One writer shares her story of recovery from opiates and learning that the withdrawal portion is actually just the beginning of an arduous lifelong journey.

Increase in Opioid Misuse: The Painful Truth

An estimated 20 to 30 percent of opioid drugs legally prescribed by medical professionals are misused, according to a 2015 study.

Myanmar's Heroin War Is Lost--Can America Be Next?

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime has tried cracking down on Myanmar but we may be far from seeing the end of heroin exports from the country.

The Rising Epidemic of Heroin Addiction

Heroin in today's market is less expensive than ever before and more abundant in availability, which has contributed to its increased usage.