Category Archives: fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse

Michael Caputo: It’s time to stop China’s fentanyl

For the sake of millions of Americans, our nation must stem the tide of fentanyl as we end this opioid crisis. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/opinion, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/opinion, fox-news/topic/opioid-crisis, fox-news/us/crime/drugs, fox-news/world/world-regions/china, Michael Caputo | Tagged | Comments Off on Michael Caputo: It’s time to stop China’s fentanyl

Ryan Hampton: Congress should focus more on the drug epidemic and less on Robert Mueller

The victims of the drug epidemic are nameless, faceless, and powerless. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/opinion, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/opinion, fox-news/person/donald-trump, fox-news/us/crime/drugs, Ryan Hampton | Tagged | Comments Off on Ryan Hampton: Congress should focus more on the drug epidemic and less on Robert Mueller

Pennsylvania mom avoids jail time after son dies from drinking drug-laced breast milk

A Pennsylvania mother whose 10-month-old son was killed by drugs in her breast milk will not serve jail time after agreeing to a plea deal, according to a press release from the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Danielle Wallace, fnc, fnc/us, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/lifestyle/parenting, fox-news/us/crime, fox-news/us/crime/drugs, fox-news/us/us-regions/northeast/pennsylvania | Tagged | Comments Off on Pennsylvania mom avoids jail time after son dies from drinking drug-laced breast milk

Philadelphia’s move toward decriminalizing drug possession: smart or dangerous?

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says that the city is moving toward the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of drugs, on the grounds that often medical treatment – and not criminal charges – is the right solution. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Elizabeth Llorente, fnc, fnc/us, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/topic/fox-news-flash, fox-news/us/crime/police-and-law-enforcement, fox-news/us/us-regions/northeast/pennsylvania | Tagged | Comments Off on Philadelphia’s move toward decriminalizing drug possession: smart or dangerous?

Doctors eye deep brain stimulation to treat opioid addiction

The hope is that technology will extinguish the patient’s addiction, quite literally, with the flip of a switch. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/mental-health/addiction, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/topic/opioid-crisis | Tagged | Comments Off on Doctors eye deep brain stimulation to treat opioid addiction

Former US drug czar says national focus on opioid epidemic is overlooking real culprit

William Bennett, the nation’s first drug czar, said Monday that the debate about the opioid overdose epidemic wrongly focuses on prescription drugs. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Elizabeth Llorente, fnc, fnc/health, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/topic/fox-news-flash, fox-news/topic/opioid-crisis, fox-news/us/crime/drugs, fox-news/us/crime/police-and-law-enforcement | Tagged | Comments Off on Former US drug czar says national focus on opioid epidemic is overlooking real culprit

Trump calls on parties to ‘come together’ after ‘costly & time consuming investigations’

In a pair of Twitter messages late Thursday night, President Trump called for Republicans and Democrats to “get back to business” after what he described as two years of “each party trying their best to make the other party look as bad as possible.”… Continue reading

Posted in Article, Dom Calicchio, fnc, fnc/politics, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/person/donald-trump, fox-news/shows/fox-news-night, fox-news/us/immigration, fox-news/us/immigration/border-security, fox-news/us/infrastructure-across-america | Tagged | Comments Off on Trump calls on parties to ‘come together’ after ‘costly & time consuming investigations’

Trump touts success in battling opioid epidemic during Atlanta speech

President Trump on Wednesday touted his administration’s success in combating the opioid epidemic in the United States, while acknowledging that there is still more work to do. Continue reading

Posted in Andrew O'Reilly, Article, fnc, fnc/politics, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/person/donald-trump, fox-news/politics/executive/white-house, fox-news/topic/opioid-crisis | Tagged | Comments Off on Trump touts success in battling opioid epidemic during Atlanta speech

2020 candidates pushing pot legalization on campaign trail

The record number of 2020 Democratic contenders for U.S. president may be divided on a host of issues, but on marijuana legalization, most find themselves on the same page.  Continue reading

Posted in Alicia Acuna, Article, Faith Mangan, fnc, fnc/politics, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/politics/2020-presidential-election | Tagged | Comments Off on 2020 candidates pushing pot legalization on campaign trail

Eminem celebrates 11 years of sobriety

Eminem is marking 11 years sober following a pill addiction that could have killed him. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/entertainment, FOX News, fox-news/entertainment/celebrity-news, fox-news/entertainment/genres/hip-hop-rap, fox-news/entertainment/music, fox-news/health/mental-health/addiction, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/us/crime/drugs, Jessica Sager | Tagged | Comments Off on Eminem celebrates 11 years of sobriety

Massachusetts state prisons offer medication to combat inmates’ opioid addiction

Some Massachusetts state prisons began administering medication to treat opioid addiction in newly arriving inmates as part of a new law that took effect on Monday — a groundbreaking new program to help combat the opioid crisis. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Danielle Wallace, fnc, fnc/health, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse, fox-news/topic/opioid-crisis, fox-news/us/us-regions/northeast/massachusetts | Tagged | Comments Off on Massachusetts state prisons offer medication to combat inmates’ opioid addiction

OxyContin creator considers bankruptcy as lawsuits grow amid national opioid crisis

Purdue Pharma, the company that’s earned billions of dollars distributing selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, said Thursday it’s considering filing for bankruptcy as it battles lawsuits aimed at holding the firm accountable for the nati… Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on OxyContin creator considers bankruptcy as lawsuits grow amid national opioid crisis

Obama administration slow to answer early alarms about fentanyl: report

A failure by the Obama administration to react to numerous warnings by state officials, and even its own federal drug investigators, about the growing public health crisis of illicit fentanyl allowed it to fester and claim tens of thousands of lives ov… Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on Obama administration slow to answer early alarms about fentanyl: report

Cocaine, meth on rise in Pennsylvania’s early warning areas

hetamine and cocaine use are on the rise in Pennsylvania while prescription drug and heroin deaths are leveling off in some areas, data that appears to reflect nationwide trends. Continue reading

Posted in Article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on Cocaine, meth on rise in Pennsylvania’s early warning areas

Pot and teens âₔ” I’m a mom and a doctor, here’s what I tell my own teenagers

There’s been an alarming rise in teenage marijuana use across the U.S. and it’s now at its highest level in 30 years. One reason may be that 10 states and the District of Columbia now allow recreational use of pot by adults, while 33 states have le… Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on Pot and teens âₔ” I’m a mom and a doctor, here’s what I tell my own teenagers

Carfentanil, opioid that can be lethal to the touch, becoming a growing problem in US

Police in Omaha put a halt on the distribution of the most dangerous opioid known as carfentanil. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/us, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on Carfentanil, opioid that can be lethal to the touch, becoming a growing problem in US

Incidents of marijuana poisoning more than triple in Quebec since legalization

Reported cases of “marijuana poisoning” have tripled in Quebec since it became legal for recreational use in October. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, FOX News, fox-news/health, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on Incidents of marijuana poisoning more than triple in Quebec since legalization

Rejection by an ex-girlfriend changed my life âₔ” Now I’m an alcoholic who’s been sober for 27 years

I rebuilt my life after 15 years of heavy drinking and now I’ve been sober for 27 years. I’ve experienced incredible changes for the better. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, FOX News, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on Rejection by an ex-girlfriend changed my life âₔ” Now I’m an alcoholic who’s been sober for 27 years

Binge drinking can rewrite your DNA, study claims

Talk about a major buzzkill. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on Binge drinking can rewrite your DNA, study claims

‘I couldn’t save him’: Family’s pain after son’s overdose death

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… Continue reading

Posted in Article, Associated Press, fnc, fnc/health, fox-news/health/mental-health, fox-news/health/mental-health/addiction, fox-news/health/mental-health/drug-and-substance-abuse | Tagged | Comments Off on ‘I couldn’t save him’: Family’s pain after son’s overdose death