January 26, 2020

Chiropractor says med-free options still not available

Opioid crisis continues, with little help for non-pill options
January 24, 2020

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from the nation’s addiction crisis. Average Americans are about to get their shot.
January 24, 2020

Local filmmaker tells stories of opioid addictions through new documentary

The film gives a first-hand look at how the opioid epidemic affects many families
January 23, 2020

President Trump responds to Ohio mom battling sons' addiction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — It started as a blog on Facebook expressing her struggles with her sons’ battle of addiction. Then that blog turned into a book and it landed right to the White House.
January 23, 2020

Expert testimony begins for Mount Carmel nurses' disciplinary hearings

The Ohio Board of Nursing is listening to expert testimony this week ahead of administrative hearings for 25 nurses at Columbus, Ohio-based Mount Carmel Health System next month, reports CBS affiliate WBNS.
January 23, 2020

Pharmacy chains sue hundreds of Ohio doctors in opioid lawsuits

The major pharmacy chains being sued by municipalities for their roles in the opioid epidemic are passing some of that blame to Ohio doctors, according to a report in The Washington Post.
January 23, 2020

PrimaryPlus Partners With PursueCare To Offer Telehealth Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorders To Ohio Valley Region

MAYSVILLE, Ky., Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PrimaryPlus ( and PursueCare ( today announced that they have partnered to launch an integrated telehealth addiction and behavioral health treatment model serving rural populations across PrimaryPlus' Kentucky footprint which includes seven health center locations.
January 23, 2020

Columbus Metropolitan Library aims to tackle opioid epidemic with program

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is joining the fight against the opioid epidemic that continues to plague central Ohio.