The chair of President Trump’s Opioid Commission warned about the dangers of marijuana, in a letter accompanying the release of the commission’s final report.
Some experts are questioning the commission’s view...Read more
The opioid epidemic has taken an especially heavy toll on U.S. veterans, Reuters reports.
Veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die from accidental overdoses of opioid painkillers.
Veterans of the...Read more
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised consumers to avoid using the herb kratom, citing 36 known deaths associated with products containing the substance.
Kratom comes from a plant in Southeast...Read more
A new study finds a long-acting medication and a short-term drug that must be taken daily are equally effective in treating opioid addiction.
Researchers at NYU Langone Health found extended-release naltrexone...Read more