Moms-to-be who relieve pain with acetaminophen may be setting their children up for hyperactivity
From needle exchanges to the latest “wet houses” for alcoholics, studies show “harm reduction” can help kick a habit
As part of Twelve-Step programs, they act as support, friend, mentor, and advisor—but they’re also former addicts and shouldn’t be treated as experts
There are ways to prevent loved ones from becoming victims of an overdose. Here are three.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says physicians should stop prescribing combination drugs with more than 325 milligrams (mg) of acetaminophen.
Students at schools with drug testing just as likely to smoke pot or drink as those at schools without
As legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado, researchers have discovered a natural hormone that can block the drug’s high.
A new survey from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) shows that marijuana use among young people is on the rise.
The latest data suggest that it’s possible to be a pothead.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking the first steps toward phasing out non-treatment-based uses of antibiotics in agriculture.
Plan B’s European version, Norlevo, is getting an alert that warns the emergency contraceptive may not be as effective in heavier women.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is used to damage control, but its focus has generally been on protecting hearts, not its reputation. Ever since the organization of heart professionals, along with the American College of …