Seven overdoses were reported January 17th. Some victims reported injecting heroin and others snorting a crushed pill that may have been fentanyl.
Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.
Suicides and drug overdoses kill US adults at twice the rate today as they did just nearly two decades ago.
Marketing drives more testing…more treatments. It’s a big part of why health care is so expensive… it’s the fancy, high-tech stuff things that get marketed.
The app, called Second Chance, detects overdose-related symptoms about 90 percent of the time by tracking your breathing and movement.
More than half of drug users in San Francisco’s gritty Tenderloin district say they purposely seek fentanyl, despite its dangers
A KHN review of thousands of FDA documents reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated can reach consumers.
Existing tests can detect marijuana use, but they don’t indicate the level at which a driver would be considered “under the influence.”
So as winter approaches, rather than rushing out to your doctors at the first sign of a sniffle, try and ride it out.
Among 8th graders, prevalence of marijuana use fell from 9.8% to 7.3%. Among 10th graders, use fell from 19.8% to 17.8%. No changes were seen among 12th graders.