Trump's Plan For Opioid Crisis Includes Death Penalty For High-Volume TraffickersPresident Trump has previously said "a drug dealer will kill 2,000, 3,000, 5,000 people during the course of his or her life" and not be punished as much as a murderer.
Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Fitness Program Explores Tie Between Lifting Weights And Getting SoberMark McIntosh is the founder of the program called A Stronger Cord that helps people on the road to recovery.
U2 Bassist Thanks Band For Helping Him Through AddictionIn a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits.
Fantasy Football: Fun Game Or Gambling Addiction?It is estimated that some 33 million people in the U.S. and Canada are playing fantasy sports; but for many, fantasy has turned into an ugly reality. It’s become an addiction costing them time, relationships and money.
Substance Abuse Centers Say Evidence Shows More Coloradans Are Driving StonedIt's been almost seven months since stores in Colorado began selling legal pot, and one substance abuse treatment center says it is seeing a growing number of people who have been arrested for being high and driving since then.
Vic Lombardi Goes Public In Effort To Stop Chewing TobaccoAs a sportscaster, I criticize athletes for abusing PEDs, marijuana, alcohol, other bad-for-your-body stuff. I can’t understand why some of them are so prone to addiction. And yet, I’m an addict myself.
New Drug Is Legal But Might Not Be SafeAfter recent crackdowns on Spice, a new drug called kratom is filling the void left on store shelves as the next "legal high."
Patrick Kennedy Joins Coloradans In Push For Mental Health Insurance ReformsWhile the gun control debate is a hot topic nationally right now, many are also calling for increased mental health care in the United States.