Fentanyl-related Deaths Double In Six Months

A new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of overdose deaths involving the potent narcotic fentanyl and variations of the drug nearly doubled between the last half of 2016 and the first half of 2017.

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  • CDC: In 5 years Fentanyl-related deaths skyrocketed more than 1,000 percent
    In 2013, the number increased to just over 1,900, but by 2014 Fentanyl-related deaths began to double each year, reaching more than 18,000 by 2016. The report also analyzed who had been hardest hit by ...
    03/22/2019 - 12:15 am | View Link
  • Big increase in fentanyl-related overdose deaths in Kelowna
    KELOWNA – The number of drug overdose deaths in B.C. is growing and fentanyl appears to be a big factor in those fatalities. The BC Coroners Service reports 371 illicit drug overdose deaths in the ...
    03/5/2019 - 3:21 am | View Link
  • Fentanyl-related deaths double in 6 months, CDC says
    (CNN) - A new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of overdose deaths involving the potent narcotic fentanyl and variations of the drug nearly doubled ...
    07/13/2018 - 4:57 am | View Link
  • Fentanyl-related deaths double in six months; US government takes some action
    A new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of overdose deaths involving the potent narcotic fentanyl and variations of the drug nearly doubled between the ...
    07/12/2018 - 3:51 pm | View Link
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  • Maine Opioid Summary | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths Maine is among the top ten states with the highest rates of opioid-related overdose deaths. In 2016, there were 301 opioid-related overdose deaths­­­ in Maine—a rate of 25.2 deaths per 100,000 persons and nearly double the national rate of 13.3 deaths per 100,000.
    03/20/2019 - 11:20 pm | View Website
  • Officer Safety: Fentanyl, "Unprecedented Risk"!
    Fentanyl and the Analogues. One of the most common forms of Fentanyl found by law enforcement officers in the field is the transdermal patch. These patches, typically placed on a shoulder, hip, chest, or back, allow delayed release of Fentanyl over a longer period of time.
    03/20/2019 - 5:43 pm | View Website
  • Opioid Overdose Crisis | National Institute on Drug Abuse ...
    This issue has become a public health crisis with devastating consequences including increases in opioid misuse and related overdoses, as well as the rising incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome due to opioid use and misuse during pregnancy. The increase in injection drug use has also contributed to the spread of infectious diseases including HIV and hepatitis C.
    03/19/2019 - 10:09 pm | View Website
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    Oxycodone, sold under brand name OxyContin among others, is an opioid medication used for treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is usually taken by mouth, and is available in immediate release and controlled release formulations. Onset of pain relief typically begins within 15 minutes and lasts for up to six hours with the immediate release formulation.
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  • New Orleans' Touro Infirmary speared in USA Today exposé ...
    The issue with condoning this narrative is that while a majority of people may have normal births without any issues. The rates at Touro are twice as high as the national average and and the worst rates within New Orleans.
    03/16/2019 - 12:47 pm | View Website
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