The Future of Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids

The Future of Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids

Deaths involving synthetic opioids in the U.S. skyrocketed from about 3,000 in 2013 to more than 30,000 in 2018. In fact, synthetic opioids are now involved in twice as many deaths as heroin. A new book by the Rand Corporation, which can be downloaded for free online,...
Tobacco Treatment Standard of Care

Tobacco Treatment Standard of Care

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability and death in North Carolina and the U.S. It is responsible for one in every 5 deaths and 39 deaths every day in the Tar Heel state. Roughly 80% of tobacco users see a physician each year and more than...