09/21/2018 / By Vicki Batts

The new Senate bill intended to combat the opioid epidemic just passed with a nearly unanimous vote of 99 to


09/17/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Suicide rates in the U.S. have increased over the past decade, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and


09/11/2018 / By Rhonda Johansson

British doctors are calling for stricter rules in the management of painkillers in order to fight the opioid addiction epidemic.


09/11/2018 / By Rhonda Johansson

Urological surgeon consultant Bhaskar Somani says that offering music to patients during minor surgeries can significantly reduce pain and anxiety.


09/04/2018 / By Edsel Cook

You have probably heard about researchers investigating sewer water to find out all sorts of things about the health and


08/31/2018 / By Zoey Sky

According to a new study, the opioid crisis is now affecting children who are being dragged from their homes and


08/17/2018 / By News Editors

President Donald Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against opioid makers and suppliers, he said


08/04/2018 / By Isabelle Z.

Autopsy results have confirmed that radio personality Art Bell is sadly yet another casualty of the prescription drug overdose epidemic


08/01/2018 / By Frances Bloomfield

While it may be difficult to imagine now, there was a time when heroin was marketed as cough medicine and


07/31/2018 / By Earl Garcia

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and diclofenac were associated with increased odds of cardiac arrest, according to a recent study. Researchers at


07/26/2018 / By Russel Davis

Three recent studies published in Obstetrics & Gynecology revealed an excessive number of opioid painkillers are being prescribed to women following a Cesarian-section delivery.


07/25/2018 / By Bridgette Wilcox

Health professionals will be the first to say that depression is a serious mental illness that must not be taken


07/25/2018 / By David Williams

Patients who take chronic pain medication — otherwise known as opioids — often end up experiencing either one of two things:


07/21/2018 / By Edsel Cook

Arizona-based researchers are analyzing wastewater from the sewers of U.S. cities for signs of chemicals associated with opioids. The contents


07/18/2018 / By Ralph Flores

Researchers discovered that 15 percent of adults who use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – such as ibuprofen and others – went beyond


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