Feds: Dearborn Doctor Pleads Guilty To Diverting Prescription DrugsFederal officials say Dr. Tete Oniango, 47, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and agreed to forfeit about $37,000 in cash that was seized from his office.
MDHHS Expands Opioid Health Home Services In SE MichiganMichigan's State Plan Amendment was approved by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, expanding the initiative to three Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan (PIHP) regions.
Frontline Workers Trying To Fix Overdose Crises With Overdoses Increasing By Nearly 20% In MichiganThe opioid epidemic is trending in the wrong direction as overdose deaths continue to rise jumping nearly 30 percent from last year across the country.
Michigan Matters: Tackling The Opioid CrisisOn this week's Michigan Matters, Carol Cain tackles the opioid epidemic with people working on the front lines and have experience with the crisis through family members.
Here's Why Michigan Officials Say Opioid Overdoses Are DecliningThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recently announced a slight decline in opioid-related overdose deaths.
State Police Unit To Focus On Illegally Prescribed OpioidsThe Michigan State Police has announced a new task force that will look into medical professionals suspected of illegally distributing controlled substances, like opioids.
Bloomberg to help Fight Opioid Deaths in MichiganFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity will invest $10 million to help Michigan fight opioid overdose deaths.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Study: Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Now Outpacing Drunk Driving CrashesAccording to a new report in 2016, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs.
Traverse City Woman In Submerged Minivan Had Taken DrugsNorthern Michigan police say a woman whose body was found in a submerged minivan tested positive for several opioids and other drugs.
Back Pain? Skip The Pills And Look For Long Term SolutionsWhile opioids can control severe pain, they won't fix the underlying back issue.