Author: Jaxon Chaffey

Americans spend more than anyone else on prescription drugs – Financial Times

Financial TimesAmericans spend more than anyone else on prescription drugsFinancial TimesCommenting on our article, one reader pointed the finger at the drugs industry. Although changes to the diet would go a long way in fixing many health problems, the reader argues “everyone has been led to believe drugs will fix their problem”. He made …

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City devastated by OxyContin use sues Purdue Pharma, claims drugmaker put profits over citizens’ welfare – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCity devastated by OxyContin use sues Purdue Pharma, claims drugmaker put profits over citizens’ welfareLos Angeles Times“A lot of individuals we are coming across have worked, have had a job, and somehow they were introduced to prescription drugs,” said Staci McCole, one of two social workers recently embedded with the Everett Police Department to help officers handle …and more »

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NJ police seize more than 30 bricks of heroin, prescription drugs from Franklin home – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TVNJ police seize more than 30 bricks of heroin, prescription drugs from Franklin homeNew York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TVFRANKLIN, N.J. — Franklin Police Detective Nevin Mattessich trains other police officers on how to use the life-saving drug naloxone. It can reverse a heroin overdose. But another way to save a life is to stop the drug supply at the source. And …

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