Gov. 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.
The American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.
Teenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.
New research suggests encouraging people to kick the habit of smoking may have another positive effect as well.
Can’t tear yourself away from your smartphone? A new study claims you could be addicted.
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.