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A Spike in Opioid Overdoses
Opioid overdoses are continuing their rapid upward trend, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Don't Be Fooled by These Opioid Cessation Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about unapproved products that claim to help with opioid addiction and withdrawal.
A Spike in Alcohol-Related ER Visits
In recent years, the number of visits to United States emergency rooms for alcohol-related problems increased sharply, according to a new study.
Performance-Enhancing Drugs Potentially Mislabeled
Performance-enhancing drugs sold online could come with inaccurate labels, according to a new study.
Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart
Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
Alcohol and Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Combo
Mixing energy drinks and alcohol may make you more likely to get hurt, a new study found.
Opioids: What Leads to Long-Term Use
After a few days of using opioids, the risk of long-term use may rise.
Together, These Meds Might Be Dangerous
What do you get when you mix strong painkillers with medications for anxiety? You might get a raised risk of overdose, according to a new study.