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Month: October 2020

CDC Report Finds Overdose Deaths Rose 21 Percent in 2016

A new report from the CDC shows deaths from firearms and drug overdoses increased last year. Source: US NewsBy Alexa Lardieri, Staff Writer A new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals deaths from drug overdoses in America rose 21 percent last year. That jump is more than the last four years combined. For…
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Trump Administration Relaxes Medical Privacy Rule for Overdoses

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Health-care providers permitted to share information with family and friends if patient is in crisis or incapacitated Source: Wall Street Journal By Michelle Hackman Oct.27, 2017 7:19 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The Trump administration announced Friday it is relaxing…
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Trump to declare opioid epidemic a public health emergency

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, after months of promising to take sweeping action to combat opioids, will use an event at the White House on Thursday to declare the crisis a public health emergency, White House officials tell CNN. The move is different from the broad order Trump previewed over the last few months. The President,…
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Drug-treatment centers moving out of Palm Beach County, officials say

Drug-recovery businesses are moving to other parts of Florida as a crackdown in Palm Beach County leads to dozens of arrests, prosecutors say. “What we’re seeing is a lot of these unscrupulous places are packing up and moving elsewhere, which may be good for Palm Beach County, but we’re all in this together,” said Palm…
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