States Passing Medical Marijuana Laws See 23% Higher Than Expected Deaths Involving Prescription OpioidsA new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.
Addicted To Your Smartphone? How To Keep Track Of Your Screen TimeGoogle and Apple both have tools to help you manage your screen time on their devices.
US Surgeon General Warns Of Teen Risks From E-CigarettesThe United States surgeon general is taking aim at electronic cigarette brands, urging "aggressive steps" to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers.
Juul To Halt Sales Of Flavored E-Cigarettes In Retail StoresJuul Labs announced it will stop selling its flavored pods at more than 90,000 retail stores nationwide, including convenience stores and specialty vape shops.
72 Pounds Of Heroin Found At South Dallas HomeCourt documents filed Thursday say 39-year-old Juan Jose Ontanon-Espinoza faces a federal drug charge and was taken into custody after he gave more than 6 pounds of heroin an informant.
Plugged In To DFW: ShatterproofThe Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction 5K, sponsored by CBS11 and TXA21, is Saturday, November 17 at Continental Bridge Gateway Plaza in Dallas.
Prince's Family Sues Doctor Who Prescribed Him Pain PillsThe family of the late rock star Prince is suing a doctor who prescribed pain pills for him, saying the doctor failed to treat him for opiate addiction and therefore bears responsibility for his death two years ago.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Demi Lovato Having "Complications" After Apparent OverdoseDemi Lovato is experiencing "complications" including "vomiting and a high fever," and remains hospitalized following her apparent drug overdose, sources close to the singer said.
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.
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.