There is nothing left to do, no more frantic phone calls to make, no begging or fighting that can fix this because the worst thing that could happen already has, so Doug Biggers settles into his recliner and braces for his daughter’s voice to echo thro…
Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect.
More than 80 percent of people in North Dakota’s prisons have a substance addiction, and half of all arrests in the state are substance-related.
Hundreds of people who reached out to Fox News through emails, and messages on social media, following the publication of a three-part series on the nation’s struggle to address its crippling opioid crisis caused mainly by illegal drugs, and the uninte…
Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in America, beating out heroin and oxycodone which had previously been involved in the most overdose fatalities between 2011 and 2016.
New federal and state hard lines on painkiller prescriptions are affecting even cancer patients and people fresh out of major surgeries.
The most urgently needed first step to addressing the misunderstandings about Centers for Disease and Prevention opioid prescribing guidelines, many clinicians and health experts say, is for the agency to clarify – in a high-profile way– what the guid…
Doctors are opting to stop prescribing legal opioids – even to people who are left bedridden without them — as insurers, pharmacies, state medical boards and state and federal law enforcement authorities warn them about overstepping federal opioid pre…
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Doctors and medical establishments are sharply reducing doses of – or altogether no long prescribing — pain medications, leaving many among the estimated 20 million Americans who suffer from daily debilitating chronic pain to consider ending their liv…
Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live.
First lady Melania Trump called the opioid epidemic the “worst drug crisis in American history” during a town hall meeting with students at Liberty University on Wednesday.
Many Americans have a problem regulating how much alcohol they drink.
A Dutch teen’s death is serving as a brutal reminder of the dangers of huffing household products in search of a high.
Google is ramping up its efforts to help tackle America’s opioid epidemic, harnessing Google Maps to help people dispose of drugs.
President Trump signed a sweeping bipartisan bill into law on Wednesday aimed at making medical treatment for opioid addiction more widely available while also cracking down on illicit drugs being sent through the mail.
More than 40 years ago, when actor Anthony Hopkins was appearing on Broadway in the hit drama “Equus,” he would play a practical joke on his audience each night.
The news of Demi Lovato’s apparent overdose and relapse has many people questioning how and why the starlet went down that destructible road again. Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with two renowned addiction experts to find out just how common re…
The head of the nation’s top public health agency says the opioid epidemic will be one of his priorities, and he revealed a personal reason for it: His son almost died from taking cocaine contaminated with the powerful painkiller fentanyl.
The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction.