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What is the Difference Between Opioids and Opiates?

What is the Difference Between Opioids and Opiates?

| Opioid Crisis
You already most likely know about the growing crisis of the opioid epidemic that is growing all across the country. We hear a lot of talk going on about the growing number of addicts and overdose cases but most of us know very little, if anything at all, about opioids, addiction, and the crisis. That…Read the article
NY State Assembly To Debate ‘Intoxication’ Definition

NY State Assembly To Debate ‘Intoxication’ Definition

| Personal Injury
Assistant Speaker Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) said he would re-introduce a proposal to change New York’s alcohol intoxication threshold from .08 to .05, based on a recent National Academy of Sciences report that made the same recommendation. Brushing off criticism from restaurant owners and lobbying groups which claimed that the proposal would effectively shut down many…Read the article
Seven Signs and Symptoms: Opioid Prescription Danger

Seven Signs and Symptoms: Opioid Prescription Danger

| Opioid Crisis
Modern medicine has made life easier for many and has helped extend our lives as well. But with all the good that has come there is also a darker side, one of which is the abuse and addiction that comes with potent pain killers, especially opioids. When a physician prescribes an opioid like oxycodone or…Read the article
This Year’s Deadly Flu Season

This Year’s Deadly Flu Season

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Most people have contracted the flu at some point in their life, or cared for a sick loved one with the flu at the very least. After all, there is a flu season every year in the United States. In most cases, however, most people can escape the worst effects of the flu via vaccine,…Read the article
Louisiana Officials Free Innocent Man

Louisiana Officials Free Innocent Man

| Civil Rights
Despite having spent nearly a half-century behind bars for a violent crime that he did not commit, 65-year-old Wilbert Jones said that his faith enabled him to “forgive” everyone involved in his ordeal. In 1974, Mr. Jones was convicted of an aggravated rape he allegedly committed as a teenager and was sentenced to life without…Read the article
Brett Favre Speaks Out Against Head Injury Risks

Brett Favre Speaks Out Against Head Injury Risks

| Personal Injury
While the two Super Bowl quarterbacks are getting most of the headlines, the Hall of Famer made headlines of his own when he said that he would discourage his grandchildren from playing football. In an interview, Favre called football concussions “a scary issue.” Additionally, traumatic head injuries in football are going to get worse as…Read the article
What Law Enforcement is Facing – The New Heroin Epidemic

What Law Enforcement is Facing – The New Heroin Epidemic

| Opioid Crisis
The heroin addict of the 1980’s-1990’s was of the older teen and young adult. Images of 18-30 year-olds stoned out or lying dead in the alleyways of the nation’s city are now being replaced with the new face of heroin addiction- young children. Children increasingly are coming into contact with illegal drugs. Sadly, this means…Read the article
Types of Workplace Discrimination

Types of Workplace Discrimination

| Personal Injury
Workplace discrimination unfortunately occurs on a daily basis in the country and these instances of discrimination in the workplace occur when an individual is treated unfairly in some way and discriminated against because of one a factor that is out of their control and that has no impact on their job performance. Discrimination in the…Read the article
Hip Replacement Metal Poisoning Prompts Concern

Hip Replacement Metal Poisoning Prompts Concern

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
A watchdog agency’s failure to ask questions may be the main reason many of these devices have high levels of cobalt and other dangerous metals. In the only extensive study of this problem to date, researchers found that 100 percent of hip implant patients whose devices failed had symptoms of depression, and in about a…Read the article
Personal Injury Claims During Aviation Accidents

Personal Injury Claims During Aviation Accidents

| Aviation Accidents
Aviation accidents happen every day and can range from minor injuries to major damage done to personal property. Although air travel is relatively safe when compared to travel by automobile or train, injuries in flight do occasionally occur. Injuries may be as minor as a twisted ankle suffered in attempting to reach the bathroom, or…Read the article
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