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MINEOLA - Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder announced Thursday that fewer people are overdosing on heroin in the county. Ryder says that fatal heroin overdoses this year are down 7 percent, and non-fatal overdoses are down 30 percent. The...
Ryder: Fewer people are overdosing on heroin in Nassau County [NEWS12LI]
Ann Sinsheimer's meditation cushion doesn't get much use these days. It's crammed under a desk. Instead, in the extra room where she used to begin her mornings with a clear mind and focused breathing, a heart-eyed emoji pillow sits on the bottom...
When opioids impact the whole family [CBS NEWS]
The number of opioid prescriptions issued nationwide has dropped by 22 percent between 2013 and 2017, which a doctors group touted as progress in fighting the epidemic of opioid addiction. The report from the American Medical Association (AMA) finds...
Number of opioid prescriptions falls for fifth year in a row [THE HILL]
Apple on Monday unveiled new features for its iPhones and other mobile devices to help limit screen time. While iPhones already have a do not disturb feature, the new controls will allow users to block app notifications from showing up on the home...
Apple unveils features to limit phone screen time [NEWS12]
In April 2018, NIH launched the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative, an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis. This Initiative will build on extensive, well-established...
NIH HEAL INITIATIVE
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