Tagged With Opioid Epidemic

21 states rejected an $18 billion offer to settle opioid epidemic lawsuits, arguing it's not enough


A 50-year-old technology that uses bursts of electricity to treat pain might finally catch on as doctors hunt for alternatives to opioids


Giant opiate producer Mallinckrodt could soon be completely worthless, analyst says



The $572 million fine Johnson & Johnson has to pay for its role in the opioid epidemic is only 4% of its annual profit


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