Over 5 years, drug distributors flooded West Virginia with nearly 780 million pain pills. Half of those pills came from just 3 companies.
Report shows the pharmaceutical industry is spending much less on research and development investments because they are no longer paying off.
Under the 21st Century Cures Act, the FDA would be able to approve new drugs even faster than they are approved now. However, expediting drug approvals has proven deadly in the past.
A new report suggests that too many children in foster care are unnecessarily taking psychotropic drugs, and many without adequate supervision.
A new study finds that states that have legalized marijuana may have a decline in the use of opioids amongst those under the age of 45.
In new recommendations, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies share their parents’ bedroom for at least 6 months.
A sad and disturbing study shows that opioids appear to dull people’s natural parenting instincts, putting children at risk.
The DEA has ordered drug companies to produce fewer opioids in 2017, due to the opioid addiction crisis and a decreasing demand for the drugs.
A new study of healthy people taking antidepressants shows that the drugs often significantly increase suicidal feelings in users.
The number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has dramatically increased. This places a huge burden on Medicare.
The FDA will host a contest that will allow programmers to submit a smartphone app designed to reduce opioid overdose deaths.
College kids are toking up in greater numbers, thanks to changing attitudes and pot legalization, but they’re also rejecting harder, more dangerous drugs,
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is taking an herbal supplement known as kratom off of the market, upsetting many who use the plant for their health.
News broke that the DEA will temporarily ban Kratom, an herbal supplement used for issues like chronic pain, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
A new study involving mice suggests that the impact of antibiotics on gut bacteria may make people more susceptible to Type 1 diabetes.
The WHO released new guidelines for the treatment of gonorrhea this week because it has become largely resistant to an entire class of antibiotics.
A new study reveals that streams near Baltimore, Maryland, are heavily polluted with amphetamines, and it could devastate the entire stream ecosystem.