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The Rise in Opioid and Electronic Cigarette Abuse
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Introduction: Substance abuse is an epidemic that is on the rise throughout the world. It is a tragic trend, a battle against one's own brain chemistry, and it does not appear to be ending anytime soon.... Last modified: 11th May 2021

Misuse and Addiction of Opioids
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Introduction: Basically, too much of opioid use is harmful. Unfortunately, opioid abuse has affected the healthcare system. Over the years, the healthcare sector has conducted multiple studies to develop new and better treatment methods and drugs for various health problems.... Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Chronic Pain and Opioids
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Introduction: Just like anything else, the use of opioid to treat chronic pain has benefits and side effects. Chronic pain is a pain that lasts longer than 3 to 6 months.... Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Essay on Opioid Epidemic
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Introduction: Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids and from 1999 to 2016, more than 200,000 people died in the United States from overdoses related to prescription opioids.... Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Pharma Purdue and the Opioid Crisis
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Introduction: The first step of our decision making model is to determine all the facts in the case being studied and judged. This paper will dive into the issue currently at hand with Purdue Pharma.... Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

The West Virginia Opioid Crisis
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Introduction: The West Virginia opioid crisis has reached a dangerous level of seriousness within our communities in recent years... Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

What Are the Ways to Solve the Current Opioid Crisis in the US?
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Introduction: Every year, tens of thousands of Americans die from opioid overdoses — in 2017, 33,000 people died, not only for illicit drugs like heroin but also for legally prescribed opioid-based anesthetics by doctors.... Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Effects of Heroin on the Brain
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Introduction: Many people that start to substance use normally start in their adolescence years, and it progresses during their adulthood, but many do not continue during their middle adulthood due to the health ri... Last modified: 15th Jun 2020

Policy Analysis to Address Barriers to Opioid Agonist Therapy
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Introduction: Introduction The opioid crisis is a troublesome public health issue that has widely spread across the United States. Opioid use disorder (OUD) is associated with HIV and HCV infection, addiction, crim... Last modified: 3rd Jun 2020

Implications of the Opiod Crisis on Healthcare Administration
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Introduction: Abstract Over the past decade, the opioid crisis in the United States has reached a fever pitch. The sharp increase in opioid pain reliever prescriptions has correlated with a significant increase in ... Last modified: 12th May 2020

Opioid Addiction and Abuse
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Introduction: Opioids are a class of drugs that are used in the management of pain, and they represent a breakthrough in palliative medicine. Some major developments in the administration of these drugs have enable... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Impact of Heroin Addiction on the Family
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Introduction: About Heroin   Heroin is an opioid drug and is a major downer because when the drug enters the brain rapidly it results in both long-term and short-term side effects such as, drowsi... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Is Canada Losing the Opioid Battle?
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Introduction: The opioid crisis has been waging a war against Canada’s healthcare system and its people. The use of opioids, including fentanyl, oxycodone, morphine and heroin, often used for pain relief, ar... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Annotated Bibliography on the Opiod Crisis
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Introduction: Elzey, Mark J, et al.  “Patient Characteristics and Outcomes in Unintentional, Non-Fatal Prescription Opioid Overdoses: A Systematic Review.” Pain Physician, vol. 19, no.4 2016, www... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020