CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Kid's Exposure to Addiction Drug Rose 215% in Three Years, Study SaysMore than 11,200 calls concerning children's exposure to buprenorphine, an opioid medication used to treat opioid use disorder, were made to US poison control centers from 2007 to 2016.
New Study Says Opioids No Better than Ibuprofen for Chronic Pain Opioids are not the most effective way to manage dental pain, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University.
Study Finds Bullies and Their Targets the Same in Many Casest may have been inevitable that cyberbullying would twist inside out, knotting up some kids to the point that they role-play both sides of a conflict — the aggressor and the target — and post vile comments about themselves online. Think of it as the digital equivalent to cutting, a way for hurting kids to talk about the awful things going on inside their heads.
Woman Who Lost Grandson To Heroin Takes On Drug AddictionThey were especially close, and shared the same birthday, Jan. 14.
Former Baseball Champ Darryl Strawberry Talks Of Rise And Fall Due To AddictionFormer Major League Baseball superstar Darryl Strawberry was in Detroit Wednesday as the keynote speaker at a luncheon on addiction and recovery.
Study: Social Media May Be Just As Addicting As Other Vices, Drugs and Alcohol"People gravitate to social media because it's a way to seem like you're contacting people while you take no risk," Dr. Gerald Schiener said.
New Program Aids Transition From Prison To Productivity A new grant is allowing some homeless to get off the street and into a new apartment.
Anti-Gambling Pill Shows PromiseCan overcoming gambling addiction be as simple as popping a pill?
Michigan Addicts Newly Eligible For Treatment Michigan health officials say they believe the state's substance abuse care system can handle the surge of people who will become eligible for treatment when the new federal health insurance system goes into effect next January.
Managing Addiction During The HolidaysImagine the challenges faced by an overeater that is tempted by the abundance of holiday treats, the alcoholic that is offered drink after drink at social events, and the drug addict who might slip back into old habits to manage their personal struggles during this stressful time of year.