Tagged With Opioid Epidemic

Starbucks' plan to add needle-disposal boxes to certain bathrooms is a brilliant business decision

Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in US Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes in certain locations

The opioid epidemic is worsening due to synthetic versions of the drugs. Here's what that means.

6 signs someone may have an opioid addiction, and how to help

Most rehabs don't offer a science-backed treatment for drug addiction. A new initiative aims to change that.

The first drug for opioid withdrawal has gotten the green light -- and it targets risky symptoms that others ignore

Trump will reportedly unveil a plan to combat the opioid crisis that includes the death penalty for drug dealers

Trump doubles down on executing drug dealers

A deadly drug epidemic sweeping the US has caused ER visits for overdoses to jump 30%

Mexican heroin is flooding the US, and the Sinaloa cartel is steering the flow

Amid the exploding opioid epidemic, a new device could change how doctors treat chronic pain

One of the world's largest health insurers just stopped covering a main opioid painkiller

One of the states hit hardest by the opioid crisis shows us what's wrong with how we're fighting it

2 scientists are locked in a race to develop a groundbreaking vaccine for heroin, but it might not be a 'magic bullet'

A health system in Utah wants to slash the number of opioid pills it prescribes by 5 million

Trump declares opioid crisis a national emergency

Trump's opioid commission's recommendations fly in the face of Republicans' healthcare overhaul plans

There's a huge problem with one of the biggest fixes to the Senate's new healthcare bill

A drugmaker just took its painkiller off the market after the FDA asked for its removal

One chart sums up why it's so hard to tackle the opioid epidemic