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FDA adds kratom to list of illegal substances
Posted in Addiction

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently declared kratom an illegal and dangerous drug, negating popular claims that it is useful in thwarting opioid addiction. Many people are of the view that kratom can be a remedy for opioid withdrawal symptoms. Despite an equal demand by many to introduce the drug into the realm […]

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day: Supporting survivors of suicide

“A person never truly gets ‘over’ a suicide loss. You get through it. Day by day. Sometimes it’s moment by moment.” – Holly Kohler The statement aptly sums up the life of those who have lost someone to suicide. Despite the fact that their lives do not end, living every moment without the loved one […]

GOP senators plan to repeal Obamacare’s individual health care mandate in tax reform bill

After an extensive effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare—that eventually stayed on—senators of the Republican Party are now trying hard to rescind the individual mandate of Obamacare as part of their tax reform bill. The Republican senators are arguing that repealing the individual mandate, which was part of the ACA, in […]

Social stress can make brain prone to depression, says study

Social stress refers to anything that challenges one’s inner stability and invokes a sense of worthlessness in an individual. It could be bullying, body-image issues, social anxiety or extreme shyness. Social stress not only makes one’s life miserable but also triggers changes in the brain, making it vulnerable to depression. Several studies are under way, […]

Epidemiological report shows four-fold increase in meth-related deaths in Alaska
Posted in Addiction

No state in the United States is free from the clutches of opioid epidemic. In 2016, Alaska, the largest state in the U.S., saw 128 overdose deaths involving any type of opioid. Though this death count involved overdoses by heroin, illicit drugs, opioid pain relievers, prescription drugs and other unspecified drugs, meth is currently wreaking […]

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