Tag: addiction

Is someone you love struggling with addiction? Are you a psychological or clinical professional interested in new perspectives and strategies for treatment? Take advantage of the following online series presented by Thrive Allen County and…

Millennials are on track to be in poorer health than the previous generation, and Ohio medical experts warn that the trend could translate into higher health care costs and shorter lives. Millennials’ worse health is…

The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015 through last year — and it may keep getting more expensive, according to a study released Tuesday by the Society of Actuaries. The biggest…

The largest civil trial in U.S. history is scheduled to begin in a matter of days, putting those who made, marketed, distributed and dispensed prescription painkillers under the legal spotlight. But those on the front…

Allen County commissioners passed a resolution on Tuesday morning authorizing the county to employ a law firm on their behalf in potential litigation against contributors of the opioid addiction crisis.  Back in August, an Oklahoma…

Joe Camel died over 20 years ago, but the tobacco mascot’s child-enticing spirit has hauntingly returned in the form of vaping — the growing use of e-cigarettes. The stunning fact is, vaping is more prevalent…

An Associated Press analysis credits relentless opposition from law enforcement with blocking any movement toward legalizing medical marijuana in Kansas, despite strong public sentiment and growing support in the Legislature.  All surrounding states have some…

PHILADELPHIA — Doctors need no special training to prescribe the opioid pain pills widely blamed for fueling a national addiction crisis. But prescribing the medicine considered the gold standard for addiction treatment is another story…

Iola’s clinic of The Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas was recently awarded $125,000 to help battle behavioral health and addiction problems. The funds will be used to hire a full-time provider to address issues…