opioid-crisis Archives

Congress Needs to Fund Community Health Centers Right Away – By Senator Elizabeth Warren

December 18, 2017

“Health care is a basic human right.” I love community health centers. They do wonderful work and enjoy widespread support. But I’m worried because Republican leaders in Congress have held these centers hostage by halting federal funding while they focus…

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The Opioid Crisis is a Jaw-dropping Avalanche of Cash for the Pharmaceutical Industry (VIDEO)

November 19, 2017

Of the many crises currently facing this country, one that is particularly insidious for those affected is the opioid epidemic. With more than 20,000 deaths last year alone caused by prescription painkillers, this problem has grown exponentially. The number of…

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Florida A.G. Who Killed Trump U Probe Starts Cushy Gig on Key Presidential Commission

September 12, 2017

lorida Attorney General Pam Bondi will formally join the White House’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis this week, months after the president appointed her. Bondi remains Florida’s attorney general. She joins the commission just in time…

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Parents Outraged as School Gifts 5th Graders with Drug-Packaged Candy

June 9, 2017

Children Given Candy Designed To Look Like Drugs On the last day of 5th grade, Sydney Durkovich’s 11-year-old son Jack came home from Lake Elementary in Oceanside, California with Skittles candy, a small treat from his teacher to celebrate the…

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