Seven overdoses were reported January 17th. Some victims reported injecting heroin and others snorting a crushed pill that may have been fentanyl.
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
“I did ecstasy once, and I got married … I did it again, I made a sex tape … like, everything bad would happen.”
Instead of banning sugary-flavored e-cigarettes, the FDA proposes to limit sales to areas in convenience stores and other retail outlets that require an ID.
While most mothers who get a bottle of pain pills when leaving the hospital won’t develop dependence or an addiction, some will.
Utah will become the first state to make it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of .05 or higher, rather than the .08 standard that every other state.
With lethal amounts of fentanyl showing up in heroin and other drugs throughout the country, active drug users are at a greater risk of dying than ever before
The VA is adding naloxone kits to AED cabinets in its buildings across the country, an initiative that could become a model for other health care organizations.
Many employers — ill-equipped or unwilling to confront an issue they are at a loss to handle — turn a blind eye to addiction within their workforce.