Opioids

New Autism Genes Discovered + Tonsils Removal & Opioids + How to Fastly Recover from a C-Section

Researchers have identified dozens of genes that increase the risk of autism. The study at UCLA tracked families with at least two autistic children. It found 69 genes associated with the disorder, including 16 that are new to the list. Scientists said understanding the biology of autism could lead to better therapies. Plus, six out of ten children who get…

City of Montgomery Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

The City of Montgomery is now joining Montgomery County and several other municipalities filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Beasley Allen Law Firm is representing both the City of Montgomery and the county. The lawsuit alleges the marketing of the drugs contributed to the opioid epidemic, which has caused a financial burden to the city.  Attorney Jere Beasley couldn’t…

Sheriff’s Office Receives Opioid Antidote Kits

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office now has access to a lifesaving opioid antidote.  They’re receiving Naloxone kits from the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. District Attorney Daryl Bailey says that around 700 people died from drug overdoses in Alabama in 2015, and now law enforcement officers are at risk for exposure to drugs, like Fentanyl, that can do them harm. …