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CLEVELAND (NPR) — A federal jury on Tuesday found three of the nation’s biggest pharmacy chains, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, liable for helping to fuel the U.S. opioid crisis. Jurors… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Last year is likely to have been the deadliest year for drug overdoses ever in Ohio, according to a projection from the CDC. Ohio is… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — As the COVID pandemic killed more than a half-million Americans, it also quietly inflamed what was before it the country’s greatest public health crisis: addiction. The… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (OVR) — Terrance D. has been sober for more than 15 years and Narcotics Anonymous has been a big part of his recovery. He uses a pseudonym when… Read More
After years of leading the nation in overdose death rates, Ohio Valley communities are looking for new ways to deal with the addiction crisis. A national nonprofit organization promotes and… Read More
As the courts consider various lawsuits against drugmakers, researchers estimate what opioid addiction is costing our economy and what it would take to end the crisis.
With drug use surging in the past decade and a half, many parents are losing custody of their kids. But is foster care the best solution?
The impact of the opioid crisis was all over the ballot on Tuesday – from candidates with proposed opioid solutions to county levies for strained children services departments. Near-Record Number… Read More
Athens County is jumping into the legal fight against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The county commissioners have retained a law firm in Columbus to file the federal lawsuit. The Athens County… Read More