US To Raise Cap For Docs Prescribing Opioid Addiction DrugThe Obama administration is increasing the number of patients whom doctors can treat for opioid addiction with a medication called buprenorphine.
Recovery Schools For Addicted Teens On The Rise"As a society, we're either going to pay now or pay later," said Juli Ferraro, the principal of Serenity High in McKinney, Texas.
New Synthetic Drug U-47700 Has Keller Police ConcernedDuring a recent drug raid at a home, agents seized several drugs including LSD, meth, ecstasy, "bath salts", marijuana, DMT, Oxycodone, Xanax and 100g of a deadly synthetic opioid known as U-47700.
Prince Reportedly Tried To See Doctor Before DeathPrince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death, according to a newspaper report published on Wednesday.
Nonprofits To NFL: Stop Pushing Fantasy Sports On KidsNonprofit groups are calling on the National Football League to stop offering fantasy sports competitions to children.
Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - TriggersAs I continue my fight to quit smoking, I constantly encounter triggers that make me want to smoke. Identifying the triggers is one thing. Finding solutions is another.
Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - Getting ReadyI started the quitting process on January 1st. For the first two weeks, I went eight hours at a stretch, every day, without smoking. I am now at ten-hour-long stretches.
Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - Back To The BeginningI have smoked for more than 20 years. It's not something I'm proud of, but there it is. Something to be proud of? I'm quitting.
Liquid Meth Pours Into North TexasA new twist on an old but deadly drug -- liquid methamphetamine -- is now pouring into and through the metroplex.
Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller EpidemicAnti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
Powerful New Painkiller Has Some Addiction Specialists Worried A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.
Resources For Battling AddictionOn "Plugged In To DFW," we are talking about drug and alcohol abuse, the path to sobriety, drug prevention, and resources if you or someone you know needs help with addiction.