Opioid crisis cost $504B in 2015, higher than once thought
White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, more than six times the most recent estimate.
Opioids haunt users' recovery: 'It never really leaves you'
In the worst opioid epidemic in U.S. history, addiction recovery may be toughest for pain patients who must find safer ways to manage their conditions
White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion
The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, slightly over half a trillion dollars.
Nevada wants to use untried execution drugs that pose risks
A new combination of drugs that Nevada wants to use for its first execution in more than a decade carries serious risks
FDA clears nerve stimulator to aid recovery from opioids
The Food and Drug Administration cleared a brain-stimulating device for patients recovering from addiction to heroin and other opioids
Karl-Anthony Towns: 'I agree with David Stern with marijuana'
Last month, former NBA commissioner David Stern said he believed that as more states legalized both the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana , the NBA and other professional sports leagues should remove it from their banned substances list. Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns has
Opioid addiction treatments face off in US trial
Study shows monthly shot works as well as daily drug to treat opioid addiction and prevent relapse
NTSB finds 'weak safety culture' at Amtrak after fatal Pennsylvania crash
Following a 19-month investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board identified 20 different factors that contributed to the April 2016 crash that killed two veteran Amtrak employees and injured 39 passengers when the company's train struck a backhoe and derailed in Chester, Pennsylvania.
FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement kratom
Federal health authorities warn of injury, addiction and death with herbal supplement kratom
How Adopt-a-Family has directly helped those affected by hurricanes
The organization connects people who want to help directly with families affected by hurricanes in the U.S. Virgin Islands.