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.
What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart
Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
Opioids: What Leads to Long-Term Use
After a few days of using opioids, the risk of long-term use may rise.
Drug Overdoses on the Rise
Drug overdose deaths are on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
What You Should Know About Opioids
Deadly opioid overdoses are still on the rise in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's what you should know.
From Bipolar Disorder to Substance Use
Now there's more evidence to support a link between bipolar disorder and substance use disorder in adolescents, according to a new study.
An Implant to Treat Opioid Dependence
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence.
Adderall: The Troubling Trends
More young adults are experimenting with the prescription drug Adderall, which is commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), than ever before. And that could be a big problem.
On World AIDS Day, CDC Urges HIV Prevention Pill
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. And this year's theme is "The Time to Act Is Now."
First Anti-Overdose Nasal Spray Gets Green Light
The FDA just approved a first-of-its-kind medication that could cause a blow to one of the leading causes of death in the US.