The state? Florida. The charge? Illegal possession of Xanax. The defendant? Mr. Cocaine. Really.
Last Update: April 15th, 2014 at 2:01 pm
With one-third of Tennesseans filling prescriptions for painkillers every year, is the noted increase in overdose deaths surprising?
Riddle me this: is the Senator proposing a ban on Zohydro also the father of the CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, the company most at risk if the newly-approved non-generic pain pill goes blockbuster? Yup.
Last Update: April 8th, 2014 at 1:54 pm
Ever wondered what to do when someone you know is overdosing? Don’t worry, this new naloxone injector actually talks you though the process. That’s right: it talks.
Last Update: April 9th, 2014 at 10:07 am
A Manhattan court reporter may have jeopardized the verdicts in around 30 court cases when he wrote “I HATE MY JOB” instead of recording the case. His excuse? Alcoholism.
Last Update: March 24th, 2014 at 3:07 pm
Open House means Open Medicine Cabinet in San Diego, for these prescription drug thieves.
Last Update: March 19th, 2014 at 12:48 pm
A recovering addict in New Jersey has created a documentary to raise awareness about the state’s heroin epidemic, after four of his friends died of overdose in a 10 day period.
Cocaine, Benzos, Amphetamines (speed), and Heroin were included in the “multi drug toxicity” said to have caused the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in New York City.
Last Update: February 5th, 2014 at 12:02 pm
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died alone in his bathroom last night. Cause of death: deadly consequences of addiction.
The number of adults charged to drug related offenses in certain suburbs of New Jersey have more than doubled between 2008 and 2012. The narcotic invading most homes? Heroin.
Last Update: October 1st, 2013 at 3:09 pm
New Jersey has a prescription drug addiction epidemic, and it’s supporting a thriving heroin trade. Over half of drug-related deaths in New Jersey were associated with prescription drugs.
New York Times reporter Barry Meier published “A World of Hurt” about prescription pain medications. Mr. Meier previously published “Pain Killer: A ‘Wonder’ Drug’s Trail of Addiction and Death” which was centered on Oxycontin abuse by teenagers.
Last Update: June 8th, 2013 at 3:32 pm
Philip Seymour Hoffman broke 23 years of sobriety and ended up out of control, using prescription painkillers and snorting heroin. He’s fresh out of a 10 day detox, telling his story.
Dr. Drew’s Celebrity Rehab led the celebrity reality TV industry for years as it showcased popular and less than popular celebrities suffering under addiction. Mindy McCready’s suicide this week marks the 5th unnaturally death of a Celebrity Rehab guest in the past two years.
Reports of new research from the journal “Biological Psychiatry” suggests that the ability to “manage” cocaine without becoming overwhelmed by addiction seems to have something to do with the size of the frontal lobe.