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Hamilton sees increase in opioid-related emergencies

Hamilton has seen an increase in the amount of opioid-related emergencies over the last two years. There were 81 incidents reported in the month of...

Recovering addict says fentanyl “is not worth it.”

Fentanyl abuse is on the rise across Canada. In Niagara alone emergency responders say they're treating at least one overdose every week. But the...

Ontario Opiod painkillers

Ontario's Ministry of Health says it will stop paying for high doses of long-acting Opioid painkillers. The move is part of an effort to reduce...

Some people with drug addictions more likely to relapse than others

  According to a study conducted by McMaster University, people with drug addictions who started opioid abuse later in life use injections for their drugs,...

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