Observing International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is an awareness event that is annually held on August 31. Its purpose is to commemorate lost loved ones, educate global communities about overdosing on drugs, and ultimately reduce the stigma associated with overdose-related deaths. In 2001, the first Overdose Awareness Day was organized by Sally J. Finn and took place […]

Wisdom Teeth Extraction Patients Given Opioid Much More Likely to Get Addicted

In the midst of the opioid epidemic that claims nearly 90 lives in America each day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers are scrambling to identify the worst sources of opiate addiction and stem them. A team of researchers from the University of Michigan seems to have made a recent […]