Report: Ohio opioid epidemic stretches Medicaid thin

Report: Ohio opioid epidemic stretches Medicaid thin

COLUMBUS, Ohio -The state auditor says Ohio’s health safety net provided by Medicaid is being stretched thin because of the opioid epidemic. A new report from the Ohio Auditor’s Office shows the number of Ohio Medicaid recipients with an opioid-related...
Opioid abuse on the job

Opioid abuse on the job

The most recent stats show the number of people dying from overdoses on the job has increased by 32% in one year. Opioid abuse in the US is staggering. One place you may not think of it being a problem is at work, but the most recent stats show the number of people...
More Teens Dying, With Drugs and Violence to Blame

More Teens Dying, With Drugs and Violence to Blame

A perfect storm of murder, addiction and carelessness has fueled a recent and troubling increase in deaths among U.S. children and teens, a new government report shows.   The total death rate for those aged 10 to 19 rose 12 percent between 2013 and 2016, mostly...