1 in 3 High School Seniors Who Misuse Prescription Opioids Turn to Heroin

TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Among high school seniors, nearly a third of those…

Opioid OD Deaths Fall Despite Growing Use of Synthetic Drugs: CDC

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Overall, opioid-related deaths in the United States fell 2%…

U.S. Heroin Use Nearly Doubled Over Two Decades

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Nearly twice as many people in the United States…

Obamacare May Have Prevented Many Opioid-Related Deaths

FRIDAY, Jan. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The Medicaid expansion brought in by Obamacare may have…

Opioid Use By Teens a Red Flag for Other Dangers

MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Teenagers who’ve experimented with opioid painkillers are likely to…