Up and Coming: Kratom Addiction

    You might be reading this and asking yourself what Kratom even is and how can you become addicted to it. This is understandable. The drug is fairly new to the United States. There are efforts being made to ban kratom, but they have been unsuccessful up to this point. Because opiate addicts are taking a […]

Chronic Pain Patients Hurt by Opioid Epidemic

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread, legislators are scrambling to respond by limiting the availability of potentially addictive medications. In March of 2016, the CDC released new prescription guidelines for opioids. These guidelines suggested that doctors should make an effort to prescribe non-opioid painkillers. The CDC recognized, however, that some chronic pain patients might […]