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Tyrann (Honey Badger) Mathieu: "Getting Clean Was a Mind Thing"

(Novus writes inspirational stories of people in the news who have overcome addiction. This is not to imply that these people are connected to Novus Medical Detox Center but simply to provide hope and encouragement to those fighting addiction.) Tyrann Devine Mathieu is a ...

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Blog Posts in 2017

  • Novus VP's Overdose Prevention Efforts Awarded "Volunteer of the Year"

    Kent Runyon, the Vice President for Community Affairs at Novus Medical Detox Center, has been named the 2017 Volunteer of the Year award by the ...

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  • AGs from 37 States Urge Insurers to Cover Non-Opioid Pain Management

    Attorneys general from over three dozen states are urging health insurers to review their coverage policies for pain treatment to help reduce the role ...

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  • FDA's Gottlieb: Opioid Epidemic Always 5 Steps Ahead of Us

    Speaking to a National Press Club Luncheon in Washington, D.C., recently, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said, "We've watched over a 10 or 15 ...

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  • Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a "Public Health Emergency"

    Former White House 'Drug Czar' says more is needed to "make a significant impact on the trajectory of the worst health crisis of our time." After ...

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  • National Academies of Sciences Call for Fundamental Changes in FDA Opioid Approvals

    It will take years of sustained, coordinated efforts to "contain and reverse" the prescription and illicit opioids epidemic, says a new, far-reaching ...

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  • Deadly Fentanyl: 18 Cops Survive Exposure During Raid But 12-Year-Old At Birthday Sleepover Not So Lucky

    The headline above is about two separate events – a SWAT raid on a drug house and a kids’ birthday sleepover – not a single event. But it easily could ...

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  • Health Officials and Docs Petition FDA to Take High-Dose Opioids Off Market

    A group of public health officials and doctors have filed a "Citizen Petition" with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking the agency to remove ...

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  • More adolescents arriving in ERs for opioid abuse; risk of addiction averages 50 times higher for youths after surgery

    A study of nearly 90,000 pediatric patients, ages 13 to 21 years, has found that new, persistent opioid use following surgery “may represent a ...

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  • Endo Pharma agrees to pull Opana ER from market

    Endo Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pull Opana ER from the U.S. market, several weeks after being asked to do so by the FDA. The abuse-deterrent ...

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