Americans consume 97% of all hydrocodone products made in the world

The United States makes up 5% of the world’s population, but consumes 80% of the opioids manufactured in the world (that includes 97% of all hydrocodone products.) The Opioid epidemic is at crisis levels, with 115 people dying from an overdose every day. But you don’t have to suffer in silence. Reach out to StandUP … Continue reading “Americans consume 97% of all hydrocodone products made in the world”

The different treatments available for opioid addiction

Every year, more than 55,000 people die from opioid overdoses in the United States. That is one person every ten minutes. Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with psychosocial counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole patient” approach to the treatment of opioid dependence. “Research shows that with the … Continue reading “The different treatments available for opioid addiction”

Pharmacists join the fight against opioids

Every 12 minutes, someone in the United States dies from an opioid overdose – 115 people each day. In Mississippi, we rank fifth in the nation for opioid prescriptions. Pharmacists in our state are just one group trying to stop the opioid crisis. To learn more about opioids and how you can stop the crisis, … Continue reading “Pharmacists join the fight against opioids”

BREAKING: Rep. Mark Baker announces Attorney General bid on @PaulGalloShow

Representative Mark Baker announced on The Gallo Radio Show that he will run for the office of Attorney General in the November 2019 election. “It’s no secret that I’ve felt like for some time that the office of the Attorney General is not what it should be,” Baker said. “And we’ve made some changes, we … Continue reading “BREAKING: Rep. Mark Baker announces Attorney General bid on @PaulGalloShow”

Breaking: Joe Moorhead named Head Coach for Mississippi State

From the Mississippi State Athletics Department: November 29, 2017 STARKVILLE, Miss. — Joe Moorhead, the 2016 National Offensive Coordinator of the Year and the mastermind behind Penn State’s offensive juggernaut the past two seasons, has been named Mississippi State’s 33rd head football coach, Director of Athletics John Cohen announced Wednesday. “During our search, it became unequivocally clear who … Continue reading “Breaking: Joe Moorhead named Head Coach for Mississippi State”

Governor’s Bicentennial Concert returns indoors

The Governor’s Concert was originally set for the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts, was moved to The Grove, and now it’s back where it started due to the threat of inclement weather. “Safety is our priority,” said Gov. Phil Bryant. “The decision to move the concert indoors to the Ford Center will … Continue reading “Governor’s Bicentennial Concert returns indoors”

Controversial vote leads to state flag removal in McComb

McComb selectmen voted Tuesday night to remove the state flag, but how the vote was carried out is stirring controversy in Pike County. Two selectmen, Michael Cameron and Tommy Kinsey, were late getting to the meeting. Before they could get there, a motion was made by selectman Donovan Hill to add the flag vote to the … Continue reading “Controversial vote leads to state flag removal in McComb”