Starting next month, hospitals, pharmacies and other locations will be able to take back unused prescription drugs.
Having college-educated parents significantly lowers teens risk of drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana.
Researchers from the University of Toronto created app that can measure tremor strength to help doctors determine the severity of the tremors.
Smoking marijuana can significantly increase a person's risk of depression and anxiety, according to a new study.
A new study found that prescription labels do not follow guidelines, which can increase a patient's risk of drug misuse.
A new CDC report found that strong painkillers are prescribed too often throughout the U.S.
A new report found that the number of emergency room visits due to Xanax misuse in the U.S. is still high.
A new law in Tennessee will allow the authority to arrest and incarcerate women who used a narcotic drug during pregnancy that negatively affected the infant.
Using stimulant drugs like cocaine, amphetamines and ADD/ADHD drugs even occasionally can cause permanent brain damage, according to a new study.
A University of Georgia study tied impulsive behaviors to food addiction.
Smoking marijuana in your teens can turn your kids into addicts. New research suggests that people who smoked marijuana as adolescents are more likely to have kids with drug addiction and compulsive behavior.
Quitting drugs "cold turkey" can trigger mental decline, according to a new study.
Don't do the crime if you want more time. New research reveals that people with criminal records have significantly higher mortality rates than those with no criminal record.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sites all around the United States are offering services in which you can safely dispose of expired or unused prescription medications.
Cocaine may increase a person's vulnerability to HIV infection by altering the body's immune cells.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.