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.