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A Brief History of Fentanyl Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, was initially designed for pain management during treatments for cancer patients in 1959 and introduced into treatment programs in 1960. In 1970, fentanyl was classified as a Schedule II narcotic under the United States Controlled Substances Act....

The Rise of Opioid Abuse During the Pandemic Lockdown The last decade saw a huge rise in opioid abuse which, initially, could start from a doctor’s prescription to manage pain, based on some type of accident. For example, workers’ compensation benefits covered pain prescriptions arising from...

History of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation In 1985, Dr. Anthony Barker and his colleagues developed the first example of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) with the goal of finding a new way to treat mental disorders, such as epilepsy, chronic pain issues, motor disorders, and more, according to...

Besides the 350,831 individuals who passed away directly from the coronavirus in the year 2020, the stress and disruptions that resulted from COVID-19 contributed to several additional fatalities. In 2020, preventable drug overdose fatalities increased by 34.4 percent from 62,172 in the year 2019. Roughly...

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