Report: Rate Of Newborns With Drug Problems Up 250 PercentA new state analysis of Pennsylvania hospital data shows the rate of infants born with drug abuse problems rose 250 percent from 2000 to 2015.
FDA Approves First Drug-Oozing Implant To Control Opioid AddictionThe first-of-a-kind device arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction.
Report: Prince's Team Sought Addiction Doctor's HelpDr. Howard Kornfeld sent his son on an urgent overnight flight to Prince's Paisley Park estate in Minnesota, but it was too late.
Delco Officials Hope Program Will Be Puzzle Piece In Battle Against Heroin And Opioid AddictionSince police were authorized to administer naloxone in 2014, they’ve saved the lives of 218 people.
Camden County Cops And Drug Abuse Advocates Hit Streets Of Camden With A MessageDon't be afraid to help someone overdosing on drugs. Just call 9-1-1.
The First Step For An Alcoholic Or Drug AddictHow do you know if you might be an addict? The first clue is if you have it in the back of your mind. Ask yourself these questions
Drug And Alcohol Abuse WidespreadTwenty-two million Americans have a substance abuse problem and there is no doubt that alcohol can be a drug of choice.
No Surprises Here: Study Claims The Most Addictive Foods Are Just What You ThoughtThe researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.
The Specialty Of Adolescent MedicineMany pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job - but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.
'River Of Booze' Paints Troubling Picture Of College LifeAn article in <em>The Chronicle Of Higher Education</em> describes the prevalence of drugs, alcohol and sexual violence on campus.
Gov. Christie Announces $12 Million For Addiction TreatmentGov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction, announcing Wednesday more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs.
Medical Organizations Warn Of Widespread Addiction To OpioidsThe American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.