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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released information on Tuesday that said in 2012 Alabama was the highest painkiller prescribing state, ...

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Alabama high school students say they use tobacco products and a variety of illegal drugs at higher rates than the nationwide average, accordin...

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By Mark E. Wilson, MD  We have an epidemic in the Birmingham area that is killing an alarming number of people, mostly young adults, and even a ...

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - More than 150 people have died of heroin overdoses across the Birmingham area in the last 2 ½ years, from Birmingham to M...

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- About 90 Alabama law enforcement agencies took part in recent prescription drug take-back events and collected 7,531 pounds of ...

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The numbers show heroin has made its way to Alabama. The Drug Enforcement Administration attributed 14 overdose deaths to the drug in 2010 in Birmin...

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MORRIS, Alabama -- Darryl Burrell knew even before he frantically began CPR on his son Jeremy that he was already gone. "He was blue," Darryl said of...

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MORRIS, Alabama -- Darryl Burrell knew even before he frantically began CPR on his son Jeremy that he was already gone. "He was blue," Darryl said of...

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NORTH JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama – For the last five years Robyn Green has had to sleep with her car keys, purse and pain medication under her pi...

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GARDENDALE, Alabama – Traci Spain has been lied to, stolen from, embarrassed by, and afraid for her first born son Gary for years. All that com...

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