This isn't a new crisis.
Ohio is suing five pharmaceutical companies, including Teva and and Purdue Pharma, for 'fueling the opioid epidemic.'
A new dangerous opioid combination drug is out and has caused several overdose cases. this new drug has been named 'gray death.'
Codeine and Tramadol are pain relievers. Just recently, the FDA stated that its not safe to give or prescribe these for kids.
Fentanyl can be one substance that is the cause of the rise on drug overdose fatality recently. It is indicated that the drug is being mixed with heroin or cocaine.
A fang blenny can painlessly deliver a potent opioid-laced fish venom that can disorient predators that make the mistake of eating them.
A recent court document pointed out that NFL gives majority of their players substanital amount of opioids.
Opioid abuse in the United States is widespread. Many are concern if drug theft is worse at the VA hospital than in private facilities.
A 10-month-old baby girl nearly lost her life after being exposed to a synthetic opioid drug, fentanyl.
According to a new study, many prescription drug abusers do not know how to respond to an overdose.
In a new American Academy of Neurology statement, Dr. Gary Franklin concluded that long-term use of opioids might do more harm than good.
According to a new study, the rate of prescriptions for high-dose opioids increased by 23 percent from 2006 to 2011 in Canada.
A new study found that short interventions did not help dissuade people from abusing drugs.
Two new studies reported two new approaches in treating postoperative pain that does not rely heavily on narcotic pain relievers.