Tox Tuesday: Overdose deaths may have ‘plateaued’ says U.S. health chief, but are still high

According to a major U.S. health chief, drug overdose deaths in the country have begun to plateau, after years of rapidly increasing death statistics.

Health secretary Alex Azar said last week that although there is still a long way to go in ending the opioid crisis, it’s possible that the recent numbers will mark a […]

Tox Tuesday: Suboxone

Approved by the FDA just over a decade ago, suboxone is prescribed to patients with narcotic dependence and addiction. While the drug’s intended use is to help addicts cope with and end their addiction, ongoing reports of the drug being abused and leading to deadly overdoses have created a debate causing many to weigh the […]