By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 14:28
In animal experimentation, genetic changes to the brain's neurons could mean protection from cocaine — at least for male offspring of cocaine-addicted male rats.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 12:10
British man, Romano Dias, died after accidentally ingesting $58,000 of liquid methamphetamine that his daughter said was a health juice.
By Peter Sergo | Sun, 11/10/2013 - 15:50
On the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General's warning about the health risks of smoking, experts say misconceptions keep smoking one of the biggest killers in the country.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:01
Dr. Alvin Yee was sentenced to 11 years in prison after the DEA discovered he was selling prescriptions for OxyContin, Vicodin, and Xanax.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 09:41
A study of epilepsy drug gabapentin provided more proof that the treatment would be effective for alcoholism.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 16:26
Topiramate, an FDA-approved medication for the treatment of epilepsy and migraines, could also be used to treat cocaine addiction.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 16:04
Underage college students who use fake IDs to purchase alcohol are more likely to develop alcohol use disorders.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 17:23
As support for medical marijuana grows among the public, voters in Los Angeles this year opted for tighter regulations on the business.
By John Ericson | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 17:06
Ryan Barry and Ashley Cyr are suspected of poisoning their baby daughter by lacing her infant formula with heroin.
By Nsikan Akpan | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 13:56
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Maryland School of Medicine develop a possible treatment for marijuana abuse.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 17:52
Krokodil, a highly addictive codeine-based drug concoction, has spread to the United States from Russia, but the DEA remains doubtful of reports.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 15:38
Marijuana legalization activists challenging prohibition are targeting a handful of states, including Alaska and Oregon, ahead of the 2016 presidential election, hoping for wins as early as next year.