The Extraordinary Dangers of Carfentanil
The powerful opioid carfentanil in America’s supplies of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and fake pills makes addiction more dangerous than ever.
Deadly Counterfeit Pills Continue to Escalate Deaths
The presence of millions of counterfeit prescription drugs that actually contain fentanyl or other dangerous illicit drugs makes drug abuse more dangerous than ever. Just one pill can kill the unwary. We look at why and where this situation exists.
Carfentanil; A New Drug in America that’s 100 Times More Potent than Fentanyl
Carfentanil has made the news from time to time over the past few years, but not usually in a way that sparks mass concern from authorities and communities. Sadly, the most recent headline on carfentanil suggests that traffickers are appropriating this drug for mass distribution. That’s definitely something to be concerned about.
What Is the Gray Death?
As the opioid epidemic continues to unfold, a new threat has revealed itself. It’s called the gray death, and it’s already killed several Americans.
Is Carfentanil the New Super-Drug?
We often ask questions such as “Why has the U.S. drug problem been going on for so long?” We might look for the answer in the fact that nearly every year we are exposed to a new drug (or two or three).
The Difference between Fentanyl and Other Opioids—Why So Many Addicts Die
If you’ve had your eye on health news, you’ve probably heard “fentanyl” mentioned more than once in the last year. And why is that? Fentanyl is a powerful and potent opioid pain reliever first introduced into the medical pain-relief sector for treating cancer patients.
Overdose Deaths Decline: Does This Mean We Are Successfully Fighting This Problem?
Starting in late 2017, the number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. have finally begun to decline after decades of increases. But the reasons why might indicate that we are not actually getting to the root of this problem but only coping better with the symptoms.