Opioid Overdose Rates Up Nearly 500% for Women 30-64, CDC Reports

The nation's overdose rates are overall way up, too Over the past 20 years, the opioid overdose rate h.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2019

Senate Passes Sweeping Bill To Combat Opioid Crisis As NYC Overdose Deaths Hit Record High

Amid reports that opioid overdose deaths in New York City have climbed over the past year t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 18th, 2018

Health insurer Cigna is zeroing in on targeted communities in an effort to combat the opioid crisis (CI)

Cigna is taking a new approach to combat the opioid crisis by focusing in on communities with higher than average overdose rates.  The health insurer is partnering with heal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Health plan uses team approach to face opioid addiction

The numbers tell the story for themselves – of the 64,000 drug-overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016, three quarters were caused by opioids, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And recent reports from the CDC show opioid overdoses increased.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2018

: Physician-targeted marketing is associated with more opioid overdose deaths, new study finds

Opioid-related overdose deaths are higher in areas where there’s increased marketing of opioid products to physicians, highlighting the role the pharmaceutical industry plays in the opioid epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2019

Opioid Overdoses Now Claim More U.S. Lives Than Auto Accidents

The National Safety Council says opioid overdose is now the biggest caus.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 14th, 2019

Opioid Overdoses Now Claim More U.S. Lives than Auto Accidents: Report

The National Safety Council says opioid overdose is now the biggest caus.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 14th, 2019

Researchers Develop First Smartphone App Tech to Detect Opioid Overdose

The technology can sense the critical moment a drug user's breaths drop to life-threatening levels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 9th, 2019

This $1 Strip Might Curb The Opioid Crisis 

More than 700,000 Americans died from drug overdoses from 1999 to 2017, about 10% of them in 2017 alone. In total, there were a staggering 70,237 drug overdose deaths last year. Opioids were involved in 67.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 1st, 2019

Teachers are quitting at record rates

Teachers are quitting their jobs at the highest rate since the government started keeping records in 2001, new data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows.  The Wall Street Journal reports that in the 12 months that ended in October 2018, one million .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2018

There Is Now A Wearable To Check For Opioid Overdose

Wearables appear to be the next big thing in the consumer healthcare segment. We have already seen Apple adding EKG and atrial fibr.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 28th, 2018

Former Insys Therapeutics CEO to plead guilty to opioid scheme, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallDec 27th, 2018

There seems to be no bottom to the market, says Mark Esposito, CEO of Esposito Securities

The Fed made a mistake hiking rates, and its chairman, Jerome Powell, is getting fired, says Mark Esposito, CEO of Esposito Securites. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 24th, 2018

Elite colleges boosted women’s earnings and decreased marriage rates

Economists revisited a famous 2002 paper on the value of elite colleges to see what it meant for women......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 20th, 2018

Women in Latin America Are Being Murdered at Record Rates

The deadliest region for men has become perilous for women as well, especially in gang-riddled parts of Central America......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 20th, 2018

Opioid overdose program expands to Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Relay, an opioid overdose program, has expanded to Mount Sinai Beth Israel, the city's Health Department said Tuesday. Part of the city's HealingNYC initiative to combat the opioid epidemic, Relay... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 19th, 2018

Fed hikes interest rates

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates and said it was keeping the core of its plan to tighten monetary policy intact. Angela Moore reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

Growth fears, Xi speech, grip world stocks ahead of Fed meeting

World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to whether the Fed will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent markets and a weakening outlook for the global economy. Ivor Bennett reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 18th, 2018

Keep your cool during market slide, says Comprehensive Wealth Management"s John Vento

The Fed will hike rates this week, but it'll ease off on rate hikes next year, says Comprehensive Wealth Management's John Vento. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 17th, 2018

Week ahead: the Fed ...

The US central bank is almost certain to raise rates at this week's meetings. But, as David Pollard reports, it's what it may say about future meetings that really matters to markets......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 16th, 2018

Housing demand drops despite falling mortgage rates

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the drop in housing demand despite falling mortgage rates......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 13th, 2018