Cutting-edge research and expert information on addiction, including strategies for recovery and advice for loved ones.
New measures have been developed to limit unnecessary opioid prescriptions but will how successful will they be?
The opioid crisis has changed the way we think about pain. Addictions typically associated with street drugs now often start in the doctor’s office.
In the U.S., an estimated 553,000 people per night are homeless. Among this population, hospitalizations are on the rise, according to a December 2018 study in Medical Care.
The terms "addiction" and "physical dependence" are not interchangeable, even though they're often used that way. Learn the difference.
Gaming addiction is real and troubling. So why isn’t it included in the DSM-V? Learn more about the disorder: its history, symptoms, and treatment options.
The approved the first generic versions of Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film for the treatment of opioid dependence to improve access to these medications for people who need them.
Hospira is recalling two lots of naloxone – an antidote for opioid overdose – because of the possible presence of particulate matter on the syringe plunger.
Half of all patients report disturbed sleep during alcohol withdrawal. Here are some treatment options that may help.
Binge-watching seems fun at first, but it often exacts a price on your mood, health, and wellbeing
You may have heard that moderate alcohol consumption can improve heart health. But there’s a fine line between healthy and hazardous drinking. Here’s what you need to know before you raise a glass.