Treating heroin addiction with more heroin may be cheaper than methadone
A new poll finds that 1 in 10 adults — or 23.5 million Americans — has successfully overcome a problem with alcohol or illegal drugs.
Two new studies report intriguing evidence on new uses for a controversial anti-smoking drug.
The cause of the legendary singer’s death on Saturday is still unknown, but it bears the signs of overdose.
Twitter and Facebook are harder to resist than alcohol and cigarettes, but so is the urge to work, according to new research on people’s daily struggles with self-control and desire.
Why do some people get addicted while others remain immune to the lure of drugs?
A former nitrous addict and expert on addiction explains why laughing gas is no joke.
The potentially lethal Choking Game, which involves cutting off the blood supply to the brain, appears to be popular with some college students who think it’s not as dangerous as using illicit drugs.
Feeling stressed by family and work woes? It could be taking a toll on both your brain and your body.
Which city has the booziest population? (And no, the Jersey shore isn’t a city.)
A powerful and addictive new painkiller is coming down the pike. Can this be anything but an unmitigated disaster?
Would you rather save lives and save money — or make a political point? Sadly, when the question involves the issue of clean needle programs, the choice to “send a message” always seems to win.
Methamphetamine is widely believed to cause brain damage and cognitive impairment in users. But this claim may be wildly overblown, according to a new review of the research.