Sharon Torres
An ardent fan of the works of Harper Lee and Fyodor Dostoevsky, Sharon moonlights as a health & humanities writer on The Times Blog.
Top 5 Tips to Consider When Writing Children's Fiction
Education
Most people think that writing a children’s book is way easier compared to adult literature. This is actually not true. As a matter of fact, writing about fentanyl side effects may be easier than writing a readable children’s book.
A Deeper Look into Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Productivity
Stephen Covey first published The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People way back in 1989.
A Look Into Fentanyl Overdose and Its Symptoms
Healthcare
When there is severe pain, one of the remedies given by medical practitioners are opioids, which include fentanyl.
The Dangers of Fentanyl Overdose: What You Should Look For
Healthcare
Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid drug, approved by the Food and Drug Administration and legally manufactured and distributed in America. This drug was first developed back in 1959 and was introduced in the market the following year.
Is Work Driving you to Drink?
Lifestyle
Just as it has been in recent years, the level of job anxiety is on the rise as a lot of people are working tirelessly in two to three jobs to make ends meet. Even many workers who have a single job are working double time.
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Continue to Overlook Their Ugly Twin: Addiction
Cryptocurrency
When Bitcoin.org’s Cobra equated Bitcoin BCH and BSV with heroin and fentanyl use, he (maybe unwittingly) touched on the dark side of cryptocurrency: addiction. In February 2019, Cobra posted a tweet where he likened Bitcoin Cash to using heroin, where prolonged use will trigger dependence.
The Top Jobs for People with Visual Impairments
Human Science
There are more than seven million adults and children in the United States with some form of visual impairment, according to the National Federation of the Blind.
Nipsey Hussle’s Death Shines Light on Hip-Hop’s Drug and Violence Culture
Culture
Nipsey Hussle's life was a feel-good success story: a former gang member who became an acclaimed rapper—releasing acclaimed mixtapes for a decade before his Grammy-nominated first studio album—and philanthropist.
Fentanyl Overdoses and the Opioid Crisis
Human Science
The Opioid Crisis is one of the biggest issues to capture the attention of Americans in recent times. It is estimated that opioids cause 130 deaths daily due to overdoses.
Twin Cities: Number One in Light Pollution and Being the Worst Migratory Birds Region
More people are dying every year due to drug overdoses, especially highly addictive and deadly opioids such as fentanyl because they can't get the anti-overdose drug naloxone (Narcan) in time. Birds, however, have
Managing Pain without Opioids
The CDC estimates that 8% of adults in the US had high-impact chronic pain in 2016. Chronic pain is defined as recurring pain that is experienced most days for six months or more.
Tips for Traveling with Pain Medication Overseas
Chronic pain is one of the leading reasons people seek medical care, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report also indicates that up to 40
Creative Mythology & The Opiate Crisis.
I did volunteer work at a local homeless shelter. Many of the people who are homeless suffer from an addiction disorder. One of the people I got to know and befriend there, Steve,
AR/VR Tool to Treat Substance Abuse Still Not Taking Off
 People with a substance abuse problem find it hard to get out of the dangerous cycle of abstinence and relapse. There are many different therapies available through treatment centers, including medication-assisted