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.
‘Hair of the dog’ and other hangover remedies. Do they work? Here’s the evidence behind what works – and what doesn’t
Binge drinking in the college brain may impair not only learning but memorizing. Deficiencies could make studying very difficult, and far less productive.
The survey found a small increase in the number of people with substance use disorders who receive specialty treatment, but 92% do not.
More than 13% of young adults not in college report daily, or near daily, marijuana use. Alcohol use is more common among college students.
The opioid epidemic has addicted nearly 3 million Americans and killing more than 350,000. But pregnant women and new moms are particularly vulnerable.