What are drugs? “They’re bad for people’s health.” “They make people lose their minds.” People consider all drugs to be dangerous and say that they can lead to mental health problems or other issues. (health talk) Professionally, drugs are a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or introduced into the […]

Drug testing student-athletes can be very debatable but very important. Performance-enhancing drugs can be an unfair advantage to students who don’t use these drugs and might encourage them to do so. Although people think drug testing is privacy violating and doesn’t respect the rights concerning the Fourth Amendment. Health factors come into play as well […]

Prescription drugs have valid medical purpose and are crucial for the health of the American people. However, the over-prescription of drugs by physicians presents a serious danger to a person’s health. The Uniform Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and Opioid Abuse Reduction Act is designed to reduce the availability of Opioids and fund the research to […]

Imagine feeling extremely uncomfortable because it has been several days without any of your drug fixes and you start shaking uncontrollably, but way more is yet to come. Next, you start becoming more irritable, stressed, and anxious. Then, you start getting intensely hot and sweaty which is followed by profuse vomiting. This is what it […]

It is a known fact that drug overdose deaths are on the rise. Based on research I have read, most addicts say they started with pills, turn to heroin and die from the synthetic opioid painkiller fentanyl. Opioids are too accessible; there are other effective alternative pain managements that are almost never discussed as a […]

America has faced many problems from civil wars to social issues. This time America is facing a different type of problem. A opioid epidemic. It isn’t the first time there has been a drug problem either, but this could be the most deadly one of them all. There are tons of facts and other things […]

The world has become increasingly more knowledgeable throughout the course of history regarding the field of medicine. Many plagues viruses and diseases have swept the globe over decades that have past throughout history. Prior to these catastrophic events humanity has come to learn from mistakes and procedures that can be done to prevent further disaster […]

In the book Dreamland, by Sam Quinones, Quinones tries to strengthen our inadequate classroom focus on opioid addiction, and pain management. The teaching of these topics are limited across U.S. medical schools. Yet, in the past year, the subject matter of opioid addiction has come up many times. Throughout Quinones’s book, he weaves together two […]

The idea that an employee can be fired for their off the work conduct should not be tolerated. If employees are able to drink in excess every evening following their workday without it interfering with their work, employees should be able to implement CBD into their regular lives to prevent from using harmful prescription drugs. […]

There is an opioid epidemic going on in America and no one really knows who to blame, but the culprits may not be the actual drug user but pharmaceutical companies and doctors. Most people believe that it’s the addicts fault they are addicted to drugs. People also believe that the drug companies are to blame […]

Many patients become addicted to the pain and continue to misuse these drugs because even the smallest discomfort is not bearable. The article goes further to point out that “51.9% of people entering treatment for opioid use disorder in 2015 started with prescription drugs” (para. 10). Barbara (2018) explains that “patients have the expectation that […]

Abstract The opioid crisis that we have plaguing America today began over 30 years ago. There are countless reasons why. Many people that are prescribed opioids to deal with their pain become addicted. Which leads to misuse and death. Governing agencies started to evaluate hospitals and doctors their control of their patients’ pain. Leading to […]

The opioid epidemic is one of the most rapidly-spreading crisis’ the nation has been faced with since the 1980’s HIV/AIDS epidemic. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, on average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Overdose rates have increased from 16,849 in 1999 to 70,237 in 2017 (National Institute […]

In 1665 one of the worst plagues to ever hit mankind had come to an end and had been defeated by the human race when a vaccine was discovered to stop the spread of it. It went by the name of “the black death” and swept through Europe and Asia in the 1340s killing nearly […]

The Opioid epidemic is a major public health issue in the United States. It can affect anyone and usually starts with a physician prescribing an opioid for pain. However, the amount that is being prescribed and the type of opioid that is being prescribed are leading to severe addiction issues and many overdoses. Physicians get […]

What is the opioid epidemic? They are a group of chemicals that reduce pain, increase pleasure, and make your breathing slow down. This opioid can be deadly if it were to cause and overdose. They are usually prescribed to treat severe pain. They opioids can be very addictive and they can also be deadly due […]

Introduction In the past several years, the opioid addiction has become exponentially greater with more and more deaths occurring daily. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention report that the opiate related deaths are a public health crisis with an average of 130 Americans dying as result of an overdose daily (CDC, 2018). An opioid […]

Tamera was very career and family orientated and maintained a happy lifestyle while taking care of her son. Overtime she began to suffer from severe headaches and was prescribed opioid medication to help ease the pain. She began taking larger doses of medication to receive the same effects she once had and was continuously written […]

In our research out group has identified the following problems that affect healthcare, the opioid epidemic, health disparities in minorities, specifically organ and bone marrow donation, prescription drug abuse, and lack of fertility insurance coverage. We will provide a more detailed discussion throughout this brief. The opioid epidemic dates all the way back to the […]

“The year 2017 saw over 70,000 overdose deaths in America.”According to the novel Opioid use disorder: A Holistic Guide to Assessment,Treatment, and Recovery by Charles Atkins. “ Over 70% of those who become opioid dependent begin with prescription pain medications, either prescribed (about 30%) or obtained from friends and family (over 40%). Americans consume over […]

The opioid epidemic has been a great issue in the nation. There are many tragic situation of the prescription drug affecting someone’s life for the worse. In this policy memo, I will be discussion and informing the issues and the controversy of the opioid epidemic and will be giving background information of this epidemic and […]

Introduction The opioid crisis has become a growing concern in the United States. Due to the increased availability, either legally or otherwise, of these highly potent substances, the number of people overdosing on opioids has substantially increased over the last couple of years. While there have been numerous efforts by stakeholders in the medical community, […]

The Opioid epidemic has plagued America as a medical health crisis for the past thirty years. The crisis began in the early 1990s and has since occurred in three separate waves (Liu, Pei, & Soto, 2018). The first wave appeared in 1991 as doctors became unaware of how highly addictive the painkillers were that they […]

Abstract Over the past year, 3.6 percent of adolescents have misused opioids. Opioids are a class of drugs that interact with opioid receptors on nerve cells in the body and the brain. Opioids are used to treat pain, cough, and diarrhea. Opioids come in tablet forms and are usually distributed by doctors, these pills should […]

“Overdose deaths involving opioids have increased sixfold since 1999. In 2017, the most recent year for which data is available, opioid overdoses killed more than forty-seven thousand people, or more than six times the number of U.S. military service members killed in the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan” (Felter). This shocking statistic relays only […]

Opioids on Campuses College is where to specialize your skillset to compete in this globalized market. Unfortunately, the reputations of United States colleges are being disturbed by the opioid crisis. Young adults are more likely to overdose now than in any recorded time. This graph shows the number of opioid-related overdose deaths in Indiana from 1999-2016. […]

One solution to the inflating narcotic trafficking industry, the United States urges the United Nations to consider reducing the amount of opioid prescriptions medical professionals are authorized to prescribe for legitimate medical conditions. Many people who have been prescribed a painkiller abuse it therefore, becoming addicted. The United States has created a three-step plan to […]

Twenty seconds is all it took to kill 19-year-old Dustin Manning. His devastated parents,said the toxicology report found he had taken a toxic mix of heroin and fentanyl, a synthetic opioid so powerful it’s fatal.”the amount of fentanyl in his body was equivalent to 3 grains of salt. Less than an hour later, at 6:53am, […]

Growing up in Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, I was always hyperaware of staying away from substances due to the fear of addiction. My family and I joined my father in his AA meetings as he struggled with nicotine addiction and alcoholism. When my sister turned 21, my father would always warn her not to drink excessively. […]

Do the Benefits of Medical Marijuana Justify Its Legality? Growing up, everyone has been told, “Drugs are bad for you,” time and time again.  However, when you are young you do not see the full impact of what the drugs cause. As we get older we do not jump to conclusions as often as when […]

The legalization of marijuana will eventually result in more harm than good Thesis: The legalization of marijuana will do more good than harm because it will lead to the development of medical treatments, also it will decrease the strain on the justice system freeing up police to fight other criminal activities. The legalization of marijuana […]

Introduction and Rationale for Topic Selection Even though alcohol abuse is not nearly as prevalent in the elderly population as it is in the younger population, it remains one of the most underdiagnosed and undertreated condition in elderly patients. Recent literature shows a consensus that screening and identifying alcohol abuse and withdrawal in elderly patients […]

Do you know how many overdose-related deaths occurred in 2017? According to data that was collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and graphs showing trends found on the National Institute on Drug Abuse (2019) the number is 70,237. Out of the 70,237 drug overdoses, 47,600 were caused by opioids of any […]

The Opioid epidemic is a major public health issue in the United States. It can affect anyone and usually starts with a physician prescribing an opioid for pain. However, the amount that is being prescribed and the type of opioid that is being prescribed are leading to severe addiction issues and many overdoses. Physicians get […]

Drugs have been around for many years and can affect the body in positive and negative ways. All drugs produce a chemical which may have a therapeutic or non-therapeutic effect. When drugs were first introduced to people they were only used for medical use or in religious rituals. Opioid addiction is a serious issue and […]

Despite the campaign against the opioid epidemic in the United States, the affliction continues to be lethal. Over 70,000 citizens perished from overdosage in 2017, which is a 9% increase in fatalities from the prior year 2016.1 As the phenomenon persists, specialists project the rate of overdosing will increase annually unless the nation finds a […]

“In 2016, about 64,000 drug overdose deaths took place in the U.S, the highest total recorded, more than 60 percent of those deaths involved opioids.”(Opioid Epidemic, pg 3) Opioids are taking over people’s lives and the government needs to control this crisis. Although opponents say cracking down on opioids will cause difficulties for patients with […]

In today’s word, the opioid epidemic has become one of the most leading factors of deaths in the United States. In excess of nine hundred individuals every seven days pass on from narcotic related overdoses, and a few specialists state the loss of life may not top for quite a long time. In the interim, […]

Opioids is classified as a drug substance that could produce feelings of pleasure and pain relief, such as morphine. There are many different types of opioid used for pain or recreational usage such as Heroin, Fentanyl, and morphine. These drugs all trace back to a single plant known as the Opium Poppy which dates to […]

The opioid epidemic has been growing through the years. Each year there are more and more deaths because of opioids overdose. What is the main cause of this and how is it affecting our brain? Opioids are affecting our brain and affecting our behavior, our appetite, our way of being and it’s making us go […]

Prescribed medication, in relation to individuals developing problems of addiction, has been an ever-growing problem. There are a variety of influences that can be attributed to this problem. Societal and individual level influences are the most common perspectives used to analyze medication addiction. The opioid crisis in the United States and the Lyrica problems in […]

In 2019, more than 2 Million Americans will suffer from addiction to prescription or illicit opioids. Opioids killed more than last year than either car accidents or gun violence. This crisis of addiction can affect any American, from all-state football captains to stay at home mothers. As a result, Americans, across the country are feeling […]

Is Greed the Cause of Banking Fraud? Abstract With the development of economy, more and more banking frauds take place and cause many risks. However, according to the case study, one of the main reasons is greed. In recent years, psychologists and legislators have taken a keen interest in the relationship between bank fraud and […]

Throughout mankind, humans have experimented with drugs for a vast assortment of purposes. While some people use drugs for recreational use, most of the population will consume them for pain management. During the early 19th century, when Friedrich Sertümer isolated an active alkaloid in opium, known as morphine and pharmaceutical companies started to flood the […]

The opioid crisis began during the 1990s and during this time pharmaceutical companies took the opportunity to push the doctors to prescribe their drugs. The doctors lacking the resources and time to find the solution of the multiplex pain problems of their patients thought that prescribing pills was an easier fix. According to, pain specialist […]

Our country is currently facing an opioid overdose epidemic. This is posing a serious risk on the life of many people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken the initiative to educate clinicians on the risks of prescribing opioids for the treatment of chronic pain as well as other alternatives available for […]

The Opioid Epidemic [will include intro later]. Although opioids can be necessary and beneficial for people, the increasing corruption and presence of the opioid crisis have led to the public’s safety inevitably declining over time. With the increasing use of opioids in the United States leading to a greater presence in the black market, many […]

Illegal substance abuse has plagued the United States throughout history. Beginning with the nation’s heavy dependency on alcohol in the early 1800’s to today’s opioid epidemic, substance abuse has led to millions of deaths, child neglect and domestic violence. In response, the United States has made multiple efforts in attempt to minimize illegal drug use, […]

“Opioid misuse and addiction is an ongoing and rapidly evolving public health crisis, requiring innovative scientific solutions” (Volkow & Collins, para.1) Opioid overdoses took the lives of over 42,000 American citizens in 2015 alone. It is important to note that half of the people that become addicted to opioids were able to get them from […]

The United States is In a heavy opioid problem nationwide and the over-prescription of this drug is being wasted. Citizens of the nation have become dependent on the prescription of this highly addictive drug that can be found everywhere, prescribed from the Experient medics for surgical or chronic pain; or stealing medications from others, or […]

An increasing number of the people in the United States are falling into the hole of opioid addiction. Although most people blame addiction on the individuals who become addicted, it is important to focus on the companies that are making millions off the crisis. These companies are arguably responsible for the opioid epidemic and the […]

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare”. […]

A vast number of doctors and writers have detailed the origins of the opioid crisis. However, there are some disagreements as to the true root cause of the crisis. Teresa A. Rummans M.D., a psychiatrist at the Mayo Clinic, details how the good intentions of doctors have been a major cause of the opioid crisis […]

Of the many phenomena described as “epidemic” throughout history, the opioid crisis stands apart from the rest (Porucznik, et. al). Unlike the plague, yellow fever, smallpox, or cholera, opioids are administered willingly, taking advantage of the weak and the addicted (Weiss-Burke). However, the nature of such an epidemic does not weaken its effects; the elusive […]

Opioids claim more than 40,000 lives each year. More than seventy-five percent of these deaths result from an overdose on fentanyl and other synthetic opioids (Mann, 2018). Unfortunately, the danger of opioids was unknown to the general public and health community in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Opioids are highly addictive and create brain […]

Marijuana is just like any other prohibited drug like any other which can be used for recreation purpose. It comes from a tree called Cannabis sativa. There has been a research done on the impacts of marijuana some have been argued to be pros for supporting the point of them being used as medication. Majorly, […]

Controlled Substance Act: The Legalization of Marijuana The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) was approved by the Congress in 1970. Section II of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, is the federal U.S. drug policy that controls the custody, use, engineering and import of specific controlled substances. The drugs listed in the CSA fall […]

Introduction Over the years there has been constant debate and ethical concerns regarding the use of medical marijuana.Medical marijuana is known to have several pros in the health sector. Based on the ethical approach this research will explain this statement. Modern advances in research and levels of knowledge provide both the patient and doctors with […]

Abstract Drugs and alcohol have been in act since a very long time. They have been portrayed and considered cool. There are many movies, TV shows and videos in which acts like smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol and doing drugs are put out for millions of audiences including young children, teenagers and adults. This has influenced […]

Drugs are a major cause of worldly disaster. The definition of drugs is a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body. There are all types of drugs that can be addictive, but some drugs are good and help people. Prescription drugs can be addictive if […]

Abstract People don’t realize the severity of prescription drug abuse in the United States. While most people turn a blind eye to the issue, 28.6 million Americans age 12 and over struggle with substance abuse (2018 Prescription Drug Abuse Statistics You Need To Know). Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic that is rapidly growing in […]

Four decades ago, the United States’ government declared a war on drugs. When the United States declared the war on drugs, they implemented that the use of marijuana, opium, coca, and psychedelics, that had previously been used for spiritual and medical use, were now illegal within the United States for recreational use. The United States […]

One mutual reason that everyone shows in a debate if Marijuana should be legalized or not is that it stimulates insanity. Although researches do suggest that to some extent it’s for the people who already possess some potential factors. For shoppers of cannabis, once the drug is illegitimate and penalties are supported grams in possession, […]

Introduction         The War on Drugs has, and always will be, something of a controversial topic.  The term ?War on Drugs,’ although coined by Nixon under the Nixon administration in 1971, will be used in this paper to distinguish any time the United States’ attempted to fight or regulate drug usage of any kind.  The […]

The most dangerous class of medicines in the workplace is the opioids, which includes drugs such as heroin, Oxycontin, codeine, morphine, and hydrocodone. The use of these drugs causes dependence, and an overdose can cause death. The drugs are dangerous because they interact with opioid receptors in the brain and the cells of the body. […]

ADHD is a mental disorder that’s hyperactive, it causes teenagers and children to behave badly. They often don’t pay attention and its hard for them to control their impulses. ADHD drugs should not be used as study drugs. The medications are sometimes used by teens and children to boost their grade. Doctors should be aware […]

Opioid epidermis or crises is defined as rapid increase of using opioid drugs. The opioid drugs can be prescript or not. Those responsible with prescribing usage of these painkillers are pharmaceutical man and woman. As a result of increased use and addiction of these opioid drugs, have raised questions on who should be responsible for […]

What are PEDs? Performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) are used to increase performance activity. They are widely known from their usage in sports for the increase of performance. They are also used to treat immune system disorders and inflammation. Different types are: Anabolic steroids, Androstenedione, Human Growth hormone, Erythropoietin, Diuretics, Creatine, Stimulants. The usage of steroids […]

The company of Pfizer was founded by two German cousins, Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart in 1849. These two men were based in Brooklyn at the time, selling chemicals from their offices. The first product that these cousins created was an anti-parasitic for treating intestinal worms. While there were other options for this medication on […]

Dimethoxybenzylidene which is abbreviated as DMXB-A is a drug is administered orally. It helps improve neuropsychological and attention in schizophrenia, hence an improved psychological outcome. There were three teams which were in the production of the drug and they were exploratory development team, project development team, clinical development and brand development team. They were tasked […]

 Abstract   This media analysis paper will follow the war on drugs, sweeping across our nation. Drugs have always been prevalent in the United States, however the epidemic became an all-out war during the 1960’s when former President Richard M. Nixon was in office (https://www.smartdrugpolicy.org/nixon-and-the-start-of-the-drug-war-1969-1974/?) . But when will this war that millions of Americans […]

Quetiapine, also known for the trade name Seroquel and chemical name 2-[2-(4-dibenzo [b,f] [1,4]thiazepin-11-yl-1-piperazinyl)ethoxy]-ethanol fumarate, is an atypical antipsychotic, currently prescribed as a form of treatment for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. Quetiapine originally became available for treatment in 1997 in the United States and is still presently used as a form of first-line treatment […]

Do you want to look like Dwayne Johnson with huge muscles (aka Owen Skelley)? Then steroids might be the right pick for you, if you know the risks. The negative effects of steroids that have risks that can be deadly.The ingredients in steroids that make people have the side effects and the thoughts they do. […]

Although the killing of Stephen Lawrence in 1993 was one of the few racist murders in British history to result in extensive media coverage, a public investigation and a change in the law, the reporting of black youth crime in the United Kingdom has remained subject to distortion and moral panic, especially in the conservative […]

Device 1 Small Paper Psychoactive Medicines I imagine was designed to be utilised for professional medical uses, which I also rate that people who use them are in risk of harming their body and brain. According to information briefs People like Michael Jackson and Jerald Levert also other people recognized people have abused medications for […]

Outline Oxycodone supports the day to day life of several clients. The discussion on its ban will not conclusion at any time quickly since the people whose lifestyle is supported by the treatment is escalating just about every day. It is this situation that will make one particular speculate whether the Food items and Drug […]

I will advocate for the adjust in suffering management to stop prescription drug misuse at the Ga state level to add, tablet mill regulations must be applied in conjunction with prescription management techniques (Lainie & Vernick, 2017). According to the Nationwide Institute on Drug Abuse line graph (NIH) (2018), there was a proportion of 8.8 […]

Drug Courts Introduction Drug courts merge therapy with sanctions and incentives. Sanctions comprise compulsory, in addition to, random testing of drug of the offender. Drug courts are an founded instrument for increasing general public health in addition to basic safety of community. They offer a pioneering means for association amid the prosecutors, judiciary, legislation enforcement […]

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(GlaxoSmithKline) is a person of the world’s largest drug providers and measurement can matter in this business. This scenario explores the aggressive benefits of much larger sizing and how GSK is employing them to deal with twin strategic troubles now experiencing the market. Background Above the past 20 many years, prescribed drugs have develop into […]

Illicit drugs in Australia has been a concern for many years and targeted in many forms via politics and media. But what are the real harms and cost of illegal drug use in Australia? Does the drug issue relate to crime and increase drug related crime? Much research has been done on illegal drugs and […]

Introduction Drugs and gangs are one in the same. The drug and gang issue have been closely linked, and many gang affiliates are tangled with the use or sale of illegal drugs The concerns of gangs and drugs are both tremendously significant to today’s law enforcement. Law enforcement today, have come up with different approaches […]

Dilemma 1 Really should the community have a proper to investigational treatment method outdoors expanded entry, protect your decision? Expanded entry or the compassionate use refers to the outside utilization of a clinical demo of an investigational healthcare product or service that is the clinical product or service that has not been accredited by the […]

Abstract One particular dose. Which is all it normally takes to cast you down a spiral of uncontrollable habit. Consider a individual starts taking medicines for instance, Opioid painkillers. At initially that particular person can take them for the uncomplicated task of easing soreness, but after awhile they continue to keep taking more and more […]

Introduction Steroids are biologically lively organic and natural compounds with significant roles and features in the cell. Chemically, steroids are known with four rings settled in a unique configuration [1]. They are effective and helpful medicines utilised in the cure of different medical conditions. There are two principal organic functions of steroids in a human […]

Introduction: Depression is a common and widespread mental disorder affecting millions of people worldwide; [6] Thus, this review is mainly aimed to focus upon the action mechanisms, side effects, toxicity and the logical analytical approaches possibly used in forensic toxicology for the identification of one or more Antidepressant Drugs and their metabolites from biological test […]

A Demanding Road: Alzheimer’s illness receives even worse within a 20-yr span, but most people today endure between four to eight years. At certain times, it can come to be a challenging street not only for the Alzheimer’s patient but for all those who adore them. How Alzheimer’s Leads to Loss of life? The last […]

2About the past number of a long time, marijuana and its a lot of compounds have been getting to be escalating well-liked close to the globe. A single compound in specific, cannabinoid (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has been of excellent desire as a potential treatment method for several clinical illnesses. As the […]

CHAPTER 1 1.0 Introduction In Yemen as well as in many other developing countries the quality of health services which constitute social indicators of justice and equity is far from being satisfactory. Inappropriate, ineffective, and inefficient use of drugs commonly occurs at different health facilities (Abdo-Rabbo, 1993; Abdo-Rabbo, 1997). Irrational prescribing is a habit, which […]

Pricey University Board, As the new significant university in Indiana, there are a couple of concerns to go over to keep a healthy and thriving environment for our pupils to excel in their instruction. It has occur to our attention that anabolic steroids are turning out to be an challenge between college students, but there […]

HIV Protease Inhibitors INTRODUCTION. Essentially, HIV is a style of virus that assault the most significance section in the human human body which is the immune method and ultimately HIV virus will be converted to AIDS.  HIV Life CYCLE. We deal with HIV virus as a destructive style of viruses. The top secret of their […]

Any person that is living in The us now, could convey to you that there is 1 evident moral dilemma that is developing raising problematic with each individual day that goes by. If you haven’t presently guessed it, the difficulty I am conversing about is the drug trouble. The Heart Disorder Handle and Prevention (CDC) […]