Opioid overdose deaths reach record high during pandemic

Drug overdose deaths reached an all-time high in the United States in 2020, rising nearly 30 percent to more than 93,000, according to the latest provisional numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among factors impacting the rising deaths are the isolation and loneliness suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed […]

The Opioid Crisis in America

There continues to be an opioid crisis in the United States that threatens the health, happiness, and future of millions of Americans. It has been called the greatest health crisis of the 21st century. Walhalla resident and emergency room physician Edwin Leap stated, “It’s clear from the oxycontin crisis that there was a drive from […]