US Life Expectancy Increases For First Time In 4 Years As Drug Overdose, Cancer Deaths DeclineLife expectancy in the U.S. has gone up for the first time in four years as the number of fatal drug overdoses and six of the 10 leading causes of death declined, according to two new government reports.
2nd Deadly Drug Overdose Likely Connected To North Texas Drug Trafficking RingA lead detective on the case revealed in federal court Wednesday, a new fentanyl overdose this week in the DFW area will be tied to this organization and likely lead to more charges.
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.
Report: Drug Overdose Is Texas' Top Maternal Mortality CauseResearchers say drug overdoses were the leading cause of maternal deaths in Texas between 2012 and 2015, with opioids to blame for the majority of those.
'I Will Keep Fighting': Demi Lovato Speaks Out For First Time Since Apparent OverdosePop star Demi Lovato addressed fans on Instagram for the first time since her apparent drug overdose last month.
Sheriff: Radio Host Art Bell Died Of Prescription OverdoseNational Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Art Bell died of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs in April.
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 Awake & Recovering With Family After OverdoseA representative for Demi Lovato said that she is awake and recovering with her family after the pop singer was reportedly hospitalized Tuesday for a drug overdose.
As Prince's Health Waned, Alarm Grew In Inner CircleSome of Prince's closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help.
2 Years After Prince's Death, Prosecutors To Update InvestigationProsecutors in the Minnesota will announce a decision on criminal charges following a two-year investigation into the death of music superstar Prince Rogers Nelson.
Family: Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug OverdoseDana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner's office earlier in the day that the overdose was caused due to a variety of medications.
Supervised Heroin Injection Facilities Are Lifesavers For Those Who Use ThemThe City of Denver is exploring the idea of setting up supervised injection facilities, where drug addicts can safely shoot up, as a means to prevent drug overdoses.
Pennsylvania Girl, 1, Died From Elephant Tranquilizer AccidentA 1-year-old Pittsburgh-area girl's sudden death in August resulted from accidental exposure to carfentanil, an elephant tranquilizer sometimes mixed with heroin.
Autopsy: Texas A&M Fraternity Member Died Of Alcohol, DrugsThe Travis County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday said the 20-year-old sophomore died of a lethal mixture of alcohol and drugs.
Doctor Prescribed Painkiller For Prince In Another NameA court document says a doctor prescribed oxycodone for Prince under the name of the musician's friend to protect his privacy.