By Nsikan Akpan | May 22, 2013 12:04 PM EDT
A new study identifies a potential remedy for cocaine addiction, already approved for use in humans, which could expedite clinical trials.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 07, 2013 04:32 PM EDT
Lindsay Lohan will be allowed Adderall use while in court-ordered drug rehabilitation.
By Christie Rizk | May 06, 2013 04:42 PM EDT
Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute say they've developed a vaccine that effectively prevents heroin from reaching the brain in rats.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 04, 2013 03:28 PM EDT
In a recent radio interview, Dr. Drew Pinsky said that he ended the reality show 'Celebrity Rehab' because of the criticism he received — not because of the celebrity deaths.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 03, 2013 10:40 AM EDT
After his daughter's drug overdose last November, singer Jon Bon Jovi joined Governor Chris Christie to sign a bill that encourages overdose reports.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 02, 2013 08:41 AM EDT
Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of famed 90s duo Kris Kross was found unresponsive in his Atlanta home on Wednesday.
By Makini Brice | Jan 07, 2013 02:05 PM EST
In an effort to reverse the tide of cocaine epidemic, Sao Paolo, Brazil's most populous state, will be forcing addicts into treatment.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 20, 2012 08:41 AM EST
A UK woman died after injecting herself with heroin contaminated with anthrax.
By Andrew Spanswick MSW | Nov 21, 2012 04:09 PM EST
There is a growing problem sweeping across the US and it is called the hepatitis C virus.
By Amber Moore | Oct 06, 2012 11:07 AM EDT
Opiate substitution therapy offers replacement drugs like methadone or buprenorphine to illicit drug users.
By Amber Moore | Aug 31, 2012 03:21 PM EDT
An abusive childhood leads to personality changes that, in turn, increase risk of drug addiction later in life, according to a study by University of Cambridge researchers.