American adults with less education and who are divorced or unmarried are far more likely to fall prey to America’s opioid epidemic, a new report concluded.
Former Fox News host Eric Bolling announced Thursday that a coroner determined his son died from an “accidental overdoes that included opioids.”
President Donald Trump announced plans on Thursday to combat the surging opioid epidemic in America, beginning a move that would free up resources and loosen regulations to help combat drug deaths, but falling short of his August promise to declare the the epidemic a national emergency.
Drug poisoning deaths reached a record level in 2015, outpacing suicide, homicide, car crashes, and firearms deaths, according to a new report from the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Opioid abuse rates have remained steady, but are still shockingly high, according to new data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Multiple bills circulating through Congress indicate lawmakers are interested in allowing Americans to import prescription drugs from Canada and other nations, even though that proposal has been strongly criticized by leading members of the law enforcement community.
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill (Mo.) apologized Tuesday for falsely saying she was undergoing breast cancer treatment when the Senate passed a bill that is now facing fierce criticism.