New research shows that an anti-epilepsy drug may help heavy drinkers reduce their alcohol consumption.
A new study from Washington University concludes that people can improve their mental health when they quit smoking.
Top headlines of the week from Friday, February 14- Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Kentucky’s law designed to reduce prescription drug abuse has raised awareness about the problem, but has had some unintended consequences, according to an addiction medicine specialist in the state.
Colorado’s liberal marijuana laws and its market for a strain of marijuana called “Charlotte’s Web” has made it a destination for families whose children suffer with severe epilepsy.
Health officials, led by acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, are confidently looking toward a “tobacco-free generation.”
As heroin and prescription drug abuse rises in New Hampshire, doctors are seeing more babies born addicted to opioids, a condition known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, reports the New Hampshire Union Leader.
Members of The La Crosse County Heroin Task Force in Wisconsin have run into roadblocks while developing a plan to dispose of prescription medicines in drop boxes, reports the Associated Press.
One of the most compelling ways to prevent youth tobacco use may be through their teeth.
Generic drug makers are fighting proposed FDA regulation that would require them to warn patients of each drug’s health risks.