In 2012 for every 100 people, the number of opioids prescribed was a staggering 81.2.
In America, more people die from drugs than are killed in motor vehicle accidents. The U.S. has the highest drug-death rate worldwide,…
Both legal and illegal opiate use and abuse is on the rise in America and the Treasure Valley.
The opioid crisis has become so extreme that librarians are now being trained to treat overdoses.
States in the throes of the opioid epidemic would be hardest hit by Republican cuts to Medicaid.
Nearly a dozen Colorado emergency rooms are trying an experiment that has the entire country watching.
A broad coalition of state attorneys general from across the country have partnered together on a bipartisan committee to probe the marketing…
A toddler who overdosed on opiates on Thursday died after several days in the hospital. The 19-month-old died Sunday night.
A 19-month-old boy barely survived a heroin overdose after his 9-year-old brother called for help.
The State of Ohio's attorney general announced Wednesday his office has filed a lawsuit against the five largest manufacturers of opiates.
A grandmother claimed she was going to buy food and diapers for her grandson, according to police, but she instead bought heroin.
Two counselors at an addiction facility in southeastern Pennsylvania died after overdosing on opioids, according to the Chester County…