Ohio is suing five pharmaceutical companies, including Teva and and Purdue Pharma, for 'fueling the opioid epidemic.'
Loperamide is a type of opioid drug that can be easily purchased over the counter. It has been in the headlines lately for overdose.
Statistical data revealed that majority of the heroin users are white people.
Physicians say the epidemic is a serious public health issue.
Opioid users are still taking the risk despite the dangers brought about by the drugs.
A group of former addicts from Afghanistan has volunteered for the Bridge of Hope Health Organization to help addicts and former addicts get care and counseling to current drug users.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer opens up about the looming risks of recreational marjauana and how it can be linked to opioid abuse.
Opioid poisoning among teens and kids continues rising in the United States, according to a study.
A 10-month-old baby girl nearly lost her life after being exposed to a synthetic opioid drug, fentanyl.
Overdosing on the diarrhea drug Imodium to help stem opioid addiction can cause heart problems, the FDA said.
Prescription pain killers and heroin that are supposed to keep patients from severe pain have taken more lives after the patients got addicted to it. Now, the government officials and doctors around the United States are looking for a solution to this problem.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.