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Opioid Executive Guilty Verdict Means Other Pharma Execs Could Be Charged with Racketeering

Insys Therapueutics’ founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy related to fentanyl-based Subsys. Fentanyl is one of the leading causes of drug overdose deaths in the U.S., but effective fentanyl detox treatment is available. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 3, 2019 — Former billionaire and Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy by…

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Waismann Method®, One of the Pioneers of Rapid Detox, Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Effective Opioid Use Disorder Treatments

  The Waismann Method® team is celebrating two successful decades of helping thousands of patients achieve freedom from opioid and alcohol dependence.  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., January 28, 2019 /PRNewswire-PR Web/ — Waismann Method® Advanced Treatment for Opiate Dependence is proud to announce its 20th year of providing unparalleled success in opioid detoxification treatment. Located in…

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Call for Bold Action to Fight the Opioid Crisis as U.S. Life Expectancy Drops Due to Overdose Deaths

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2018  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Waismann Method® team is alarmed but not surprised by Thursday’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report detailing a drop in life expectancy fueled largely by the ongoing opioid epidemic. The CDC report represents the third year in a row that life expectancy has decreased.…

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Death Rates from Fentanyl Analogs Doubled

Waismann Method’s director Clare Waismann provides insight into the CDC reports on doubling of death rates from fentanyl analogs. According to the CDC’s Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report, the number of deaths from fentanyl and fentanyl analogs doubled in the first half of 2017 compared to the second half of 2016. “We need to reach patients…

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Suicide and Overdose

Suicide and overdose are two primary causes of death in the United States. The issue becomes how to differentiate intentional overdoses versus accidental ones? Is emotional pain the real cause of most deaths in our society? If this is correct, then adequate and accessible mental health care should be the focus of our efforts. Numerous…