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Five more heroin overdoses in Delray brings October total to 88

DELRAY BEACH — The surge in heroin overdoses throughout the city in October continued Halloween weekend with five overdoses, bringing the monthly total to 88. That number tops the previous record high by 22 overdoses. READ MORE   For more information contact Vivitrol...

Benzodiazepines: Helpful or Harmful?

This class of drugs, which includes Xanax and Valium, helps control anxiety and panic attacks. The mere thought of climbing into a car sends Jenn Waterman spiraling into a state of agitation and fear. Waterman, a 30-year-old freelance book editor who lives in Arapaho,...

These Look Like a Popular Painkiller. 14 Who Took Them Are Dead

Illicitly bought prescription drugs have killed more than a dozen people in California who were expecting something much weaker. A CDC report released Tuesday warns that hospitals in the Bay Area have recently treated at least seven patients who overdosed after taking...

Drug Detoxification: All You Need To Know

For many of you this might seem kind of odd seeing that suboxone is a medication often used to treat an opiate addiction, but the reality is just like with methadone there is still the chance of addiction. The very first step in suboxone recovery is a detox from...