Nearly 72,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2017, about 7 percent more than in the previous year, CDC report.
The opioid epidemic has addicted nearly 3 million Americans and killing more than 350,000. But pregnant women and new moms are particularly vulnerable.
The process of how ethanol gets from the glass into your brain is not straight forward. Let’s take a look at what happens after that first sip of alcohol.
Over-prescribing of drugs known as benzodiazepines or “benzos” is putting more people at risk of dependence on the pills.