Methadone is often used in the fight against opioid addiction, but long travel times in rural areas may be hampering efforts to get more people treated.
While traditional drug rehabilitation programs continue to play an important role in fighting opioid abuse, here are a few unique approaches making a difference for women and families.
As the opioid epidemic continues to sweep the nation, it may be time for women to talk to their health care professional about opioid overdoses.
Anyone who takes opioids is at risk for developing an addiction and with that comes stigma. It's time to fight both by knowing what symptoms to look for.
Sudden withdrawal from coffee and cigarettes can trigger symptoms that mimic serious disease, leading to unnecessary tests in hospital intensive care units.
Cannabidiol (CBD) has been receiving a lot of attention lately as a potential treatment for everything from epilepsy to anxiety. Now, researchers report it might also help curb the cravings that come with opioid addiction.
Doctors continue to prescribe far too many opioid painkillers to patients following surgery, a new study indicates.
21 Apr 2018