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.
According to an article published in 2018 in the New York Post, a study that evaluated the oral health habits of 2,000 millennials discovered that many of them don't keep their mouths as clean as they could. The study reported that three out of 10 millennials brush their teeth once a day, and that the average millennial participating in the survey has gone more than two days in a row without brushing their teeth even once. Yet, the survey says, more than half of those polled indicated that they're worried about losing their teeth as a result of poor oral health.