The opioid crisis is emerging quickly, and fentanyl overdoses are a common occurrence. With undercover reporting to discover what is happening in America, and around the world, Ben Westhoff is answering all your fentanyl questions, and telling what you didn’t know you needed to know.
Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/19/2019 -- America has declared a War on Drugs. The well-known opioid crisis is being discussed and turned into a household phrase. But what does it mean? What is the real crisis? Are pain patients abusing their medication and overusing Fentanyl? Or is there something deeper going in with the drugs people are accessing on the streets? With greed at the helm, derivatives of Fentanyl are sold over the internet and the street drugs are no longer what they used to be. With inconsistencies, no regulations, and no information on the sudden changes in the drugs, people are dying. Discussing this and all details of his book "Fantanyl, Inc." is Ben Westhoff.
Having lost friends to the opioid crisis, Dr. Rebecca Risk wanted to understand more about what was actually going on. Knowing that 20 years ago overdoses weren't as common, it was important to understand why this has changed, and why drugs seem to be a ticking time bomb.
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"This is a show that is very timely and the opioid crisis needs to be addressed. Dr. Rebecca Risk and Ben Westhoff will inform us as to what is truly going on behind the scenes", said Tacy Trump, Senior Executive Producer of the show. For questions or advertising needs, please contact Tacy Trump: firstname.lastname@example.org / 480.294.6421.
About the host Dr. Rebecca Risk, TCMD, R.Ac., S.C.
Practicing since 2006 as a Traditional Chinese Medical Doctor (TCMD), Dr. Rebecca Risk operates Ananta Health. The Sanskrit word Ananta means infinite or without limit. Dr. Risk partners with her patients to help them achieve infinite health. Dr. Risk applies TCM principles with a modern view, allowing her to care for her patients in a unique way, helping them overcome health obstacles and getting to the root of their chronic health problems. A graduate of the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACATCM), Dr. Risk is trained in Chinese Herbology, Dietary Therapy, Acupuncture, BioMeridian Stress Testing and supplementation. Certified from the Academy of Natural Health Sciences in New Jersey as a Supplement Consultant (S.C.), Dr. Risk provides her patients with customized vitamin and herbal therapies that support their nutritional needs for optimal health.
About the guest Ben Westhoff
Ben Westhoff is an award-winning investigative reporter and the author of Original Gangstas on the birth of West Coast rap and Dirty South on the southern rappers who re-invented hip-hop. He has written about culture, drugs, and corruption in the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, the Guardian, Vice, and elsewhere. He lives in St. Louis.
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