Prescription drug abuse rates are rapidly increasing in the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the U.S. makes up only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet it is responsible for the consumption of 75 percent of the world’s prescription drugs. Abuse of prescription drugs occurs who the drug is taken in a manner other than its intended purpose such as to get high.
Prescription drug abuse can take over someone's life if help isn't found. It doesn’t have to be this way though. For those who are struggling with prescription drug abuse and addiction, help is only a phone call away.
The medical profession has always been regarded as a noble profession that originated from the primary desire to help the sick and alleviate their suffering. Driven by the aspiration of serving humanity, physicians and other medical professionals play a key role in the society. However, there has been considerable conflict of interest (COI) between the […]Read Full Article
With the increased penetration of opioid abuse across the United States, the need for an effective collaboration is important to exercise control over this epidemic. As a large number of people are succumbing to overdose deaths due to opioids, it has become essential to find a concrete solution. One can understand the hair-raising impact of […]Read Full Article
Drug overdose deaths are one of the leading causes of death in the United States with millions of people battling with a drug addiction every year. However, this epidemic has nearly tripled during 1999 to 2014, thereby representing a significantly growing problem in the U.S. The main reason for the rapid climb in numbers is […]Read Full Article