Talking about the importance of patients quitting smoking may be one of the most important roles of the physician, yet most are mum on the subject.
There was a time when illegal drugs were a major problem with young adults. They still are but now there are equal concerns about legal medications to get high.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week expanded a pilot program to allow every state police officer to carry the nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that can literally save the life of someone overdosing on narcotics.
What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?
Dr. Kim Kirby of the Treatment Research Institute and Tisha Miller, a family specialist, offers advice to parents who’s children are suffering from addiction.
There is no doubt that there is a problem with the abuse of prescription pain medications in our country. But for some people these medications are necessary.
The defendant acknowledges her arrest was the best thing that could have happened to her.
Over the last six months the partnership for a drug free New Jersey has been installing permanent drop off boxes for prescription drugs.
Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.
Narcotics may be the only humane way to deal with severe pain at the end of life.
Prescription drug abuse has become such a big issue that computer technology is now in place in many states to track the flow of these medications.
Plants may be the solution to balancing your system and reducing stress.
People who are recovering from addiction need help and support, but often that help is hard to find, especially for women. So, a Prospect Park woman started a place for them and she created it in the name of a friend who disappeared.
The growing addiction problem is adding to the number of emergency room visits, rescue calls, treatment placements and deaths in Philadelphia every year.
A recent study revealed why some new moms just want to “gobble up” any adorable newborn that crosses their path.