A New Approach to Managing Opioid Withdrawal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first non-opioid treatment option for managing opioid withdrawal symptoms.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
Kratom Products Tied to Salmonella
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a mandatory recall for kratom products due to a risk of salmonella.
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).
Kicking the Habit: 'Every Try Counts'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new campaign to encourage cigarette smokers to quit. The campaign's primary message is this: Every try counts.
Shorter Lifespan With Cigarettes
Smoking can shave years off a person’s life and lead to an early death. Even if a man lives into his 70s, smoking can still steal several years of life.
Anti-Balding Rx Doesn’t Mix With Alcohol
A male pattern baldness medication has been known to come with a few side effects. No longer wanting to drink, or being able to enjoy a drink, may be added to the list.
Does AA Help Men & Women Differently?
Originally designed for men, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) now welcomes women. But does successful abstinence from drinking through AA differ for men and women?
E-Cigarettes Not So Bad
It looks like a cigarette, feels like a cigarette, but doesn't have the tobacco content or familiar smell of regular cigarettes. Rather, these electronic cigarettes come in a variety of flavors that emit water vapor as they simulate the effect of smoking.
Drinkers Stay in Hospitals Longer, Cost More
Heavy drinkers are known to have increased risk for several health related problems. In addition, drinking could be related to longer recovery time from hospital visits.