In recent years there is wide coverage of news about Unnatural Causes of Death of young adults in small towns & rural America. Washington Post national investigating reporter Kimberly Kindly describes its underlying causes in her recent article Six facts about dying young in Washington Post with graphics and additional resources. Very interesting read!
During the past couple of years, I have been interacting with people with addiction, some of them in really bad economic & health conditions. Since I don’t do nicotine myself, I don’t have my own personal experience with such an addition. My interactions with these hardworking but addicted individuals on a daily basis and watching …
There is wide coverage of Opioid epidemic in the US in the last couple of years. To-day there is another heart-breaking story Fentanyl Outpaces Heroin as the Deadliest Drug on Long Island in New York Times.
I read an article about A Story of Truth, Lies & American Addition in to-day’s The Washington Post. I had read several stories on this topic in the past year or so, but this heart-breaking story almost made me cry. This article was so beautifully written and a vivid survival struggle of a addict named Amanda, doing everything right but still a victim of addiction habit.