Tag: treatment

Car crashes into Inova Alexandria over the weekend

A car crashed into a wall at Inova Alexandria on Saturday afternoon, according to a spokesperson for the Alexandria Police Department. The car crashed into...

Seven opioid overdoses, one fatality in Alexandria

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com Seven opioid overdoses — including one that resulted in a fatality — occurred within a week, the city announced in a...

Life well lived: How to approach and treat osteoporosis

By Dr. Vivek Sinha As a primary care physician, one of our main goals during a routine physical is prevention. How can we prevent disease?...

Opioid Work Group plans for action

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s Opioid Work Group hosted an “Opioid Community Action Planning Meeting” on Monday to address the impact of the national...

Justice Matters: Opioid addiction and the criminal justice system

By Bryan Porter One of the many unfortunate responsibilities that falls upon my office is that of receiving and reviewing the reports of the Office of...

Our View: It may be time for an Alexandria drug court

If one thing is clear from the Alexandria Times’ in-depth series on the opioid crisis this year, it’s that there’s no single or easy...

My View: Overhearing treatment of an opioid overdose

Thump, thump, thump. “Come on buddy, come on buddy,” the voice loudly exhorted from the other side of the partition. Beep, beep. “Powering up, powering, CLEAR,”...
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