Tagged With Opioids

A new brain surgery cured a man of his 18-year opioid addiction — and it could help solve the opioid epidemic


A groundbreaking new British drug offers hope to opioid addicts


How a pioneering brain surgery helped a man who'd been addicted to opioids for 18 years find sobriety



'It's like a little squirt gun:' Children as young as 5 are learning to administer Narcan to combat Tennessee's opioid crisis


The life expectancy in the US just went up for the first time in 4 years


Timbaland weaned himself off addictive opioids years after getting a prescription for a root canal



Middle and high schoolers booed Melania Trump for 30 seconds at an opioid-awareness event in Baltimore


Is the University of Southern California facing its own opioid crisis? Some students seem to think so.


4 healthcare firms just agreed to a $260 million deal to settle key opioids cases ahead of a trial


Dispensed: Ancestry's big move into healthcare, digital health's disruption of addiction treatment, and investors' multi-billion-dollar bet on the microbiome


New York authorities discovered $1 billion in wire transfers by the Sackler family as authorities suspect they are hiding wealth from lawsuits


Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners may end up giving billions in OxyContin profits to communities harmed by the opioid crisis



Federal prosecutors charged Ohio opioid distributor that sent 6 million pain pills to small town


New federal data exposes how America's largest drug companies flooded the country with 76 billion opioid pills in a seven-year period


Elizabeth Warren is picking a fight with the billionaire family that is accused of deceptively marketing opioids like OxyContin


Elizabeth Warren proposes paying for an ambitious plan to spend $100 billion fighting the opioid crisis with her new tax on the ultra-rich



People in the US are more likely to die from opioid overdose than car accidents, according to new reports


A former opioid addict opened a 'church' that provides users with needles for drug use. Here's why that's more helpful than you may think.


A ruling is imminent on the legality of a controversial drug that's used to treat addiction — but some have called it a 'dangerous opioid'


'Engineering overkill': A potent new drug '1,000 times stronger than morphine' is trying to solve a problem that doesn't exist, doctors say