Monthly Archives: October 2015

21 10, 2015

Obama Administration Takes Aim at Epidemic of Heroin, Painkiller Abuse



Image: The Obama administrations addresses the heroin and painkiller abuse that runs rampant in the U.S. by vowing to distribute, in 2016, $133 million to government agencies and NGOs to combat this epidemic.

16 10, 2015

Hepatitis C rates exploding among suburban N.J. heroin users, study finds


New Jersey

Nearly 44% of the 861 heroin users being treated at Princeton House tested positive for Hepatitis C. While the disease is treatable, the treatments are expensive and the rates of infection are only expected to increase.