Demi Lovato Opens Up About Relapse In Candid Single "Sober"Demi Lovato has released a new single that reveals a heartbreaking setback in her road to recovery from addiction. In her song "Sober," a candid Lovato admits to suffering a relapse.
WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' As Mental Health ConditionThe WHO announced 'gaming disorder' as a new mental health condition to be included in the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases on Monday.
FDA Approves 1st Nonopioid Drug To Ease Withdrawal SymptomsFederal regulators have approved the first non-opioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms from quitting addictive opioids.
Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study Finds10 studies reportedly all showed enough evidence to suggest that nicotine-filled e-cigarettes carry the same addictive potential as standard tobacco products.
Apple Investors Urge Software Changes To Curb Child Gadget AddictionTwo major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to help curb smartphone addiction among children, highlighting concern about the effects of gadgets on youngsters.
Big Tobacco's Anti-Smoking Ads Set To Begin After Decade Of DelayDecades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies will be returning to prime-time television this weekend, but not by choice.
President Trump To Declare Opioid Public Health EmergencyPresident Donald Trump will direct his Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency under the Public Health Service Act.
Cigarette Makers To Publish Statements On Health RisksMajor cigarette companies will soon begin publishing a series of blunt statements about the health risks of smoking as part of a court order stemming from a 1999 lawsuit brought by the federal government.
Express Scripts To Limit Opioids; Doctors ConcernedThe nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users.
Heroin Dealers Arrested After Woman's Overdose Death At McDonald'sA Dallas-area man was charged by federal criminal complaint stemming from his role in selling the heroin that caused a young woman’s overdose death at a McDonald’s.
FDA-Approved Implant Helping Patients Battle Opioid AddictionRecently, the FDA approved an implant that delivers a slow, but steady dose of buprenorphine during six months. It’s called a Probuphine implant.