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Dispose of Medication to “Be Part of the Solution”

By |2018-03-11T20:10:22+00:00March 2nd, 2018|

How do I dispose of medication? RxDisposal has developed a low-cost and safe solution to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications in a matter of minutes. RxDisposal was recently featured on Utah's KSL News when CEO Ryan Sawicki was interviewed. “It's good for all Food and Drug Administration medications, so you can put anything in there [...]

What role does genetics play in opioid addiction?

By |2018-03-11T21:59:39+00:00February 22nd, 2018|

(CNN)Researchers have identified another gene that could influence the risk of opioid dependence, a new study shows, adding to the evidence that genetic factors play a crucial role in determining who develops addiction. The study, published in final form Thursday in the journal Biological Psychiatry, analyzed the genomes of more than 5,000 Americans who had been exposed to [...]

Genetic roots of opioid addiction in European Americans uncovered

By |2018-03-11T21:54:18+00:00February 22nd, 2018|

A genome-wide analysis of more than 5,000 opioid users has revealed a gene variant associated with opioid dependence in European-Americans. The new study builds upon earlier work by Yale researchers who identified a different group of variants associated with increased risk of opioid addiction in African Americans. An increased risk of addiction in European Americans [...]

California Confronts Opioid Addiction

By |2018-03-01T12:42:19+00:00February 20th, 2018|

California Confronts Opioid Addiction Source: CALMatters California is confronting opioid addiction, although it hasn't been impacted as much as other states like Arizona, though there are hot spots of addiction mostly in rural areas. Compounding the issue in rural areas that the economic recovery didn’t reach is a lack of jobs and a feeling of hopelessness. [...]

2.20.2018 – RxDisposal™ Launch Announcement

By |2018-03-11T22:52:01+00:00February 20th, 2018|

RxDisposal™ Launches the Most Affordable and Effective On-Site Medication Disposal Solution, Effectively Eliminating the Diversion of Unused Drugs NarcX™ is the ONLY DEA-Compliant Liquid Solution for the On-Site Neutralization and Destruction of Unused, Unwanted or Expired Medications LINDON, UT—February 21, 2018—RxDisposal™, a Utah-based company, announced today the launch of their flagship product, NarcX™, the most affordable and [...]

Opioid Addiction in Arizona

By |2018-03-01T12:49:01+00:00February 19th, 2018|

Opioid Addiction in Arizona Opioid addiction is a global pandemic, and RxDisposal is committed to helping people everywhere know how to dispose of prescription drugs. This video comes from Arizona Central, and showcases three stories of people who are trying to overcome their opioid addiction. Arizona is trying to battle opioid addiction and the Arizona [...]

Hudson joins bipartisan effort to prevent opioid abuse

By |2018-03-11T21:43:10+00:00February 16th, 2018|

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) joined Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) to introduce the Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act, a bipartisan response to the opioid crisis that will help prevent the misuse or diversion of unused medications. The legislation will equip hospice professionals with the legal authority to safely [...]

‘Speak Out, Opt Out, Throw Out’ Campaign for Opioid Abuse in Utah

By |2018-03-11T19:51:54+00:00February 15th, 2018|

‘Speak out, opt out, throw out’ Campaign for Opioid Abuse in Utah On February 15, 2018, Utah County launched the 'Speak out, opt out, throw out' campaign to address opioid abuse in Utah. The staggering rate at which Utahns are dying from opioid-related drug overdoses continues to devastate Utah families. In response, Utah is turning to [...]

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sues 24 opioid industry companies

By |2018-03-11T21:37:50+00:00February 13th, 2018|

FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is suing major opioids manufacturers and distributors, joining several tribes nationwide that have filed similar lawsuits. The tribe filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in North Dakota against 24 defendants in the opioid industry. It alleges companies used false and misleading advertising and [...]