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A fire chief in West Virginia helped change her city’s approach to the opioid epidemic. Now overdoses in her county are down 40%.
In a recent TEDWomen talk, West Virginia fire chief Jan Rader detailed new initiatives in her city meant to cut down on opioid overdoses and deaths.
Starbucks is ultimately making the right decision to protect workers and help customers.
Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes in certain locations
Starbucks is installing needle-disposal boxes in some bathrooms as it explores solutions to workers' concerns over improperly discarded syringes.
A new report found the synthetic opioids like fentanyl are contributing to higher rates of drug overdose deaths across the US.
An addiction expert spoke to INSIDER about the possible signs that someone you love might be addicted to opioids.
Jamie Lee Curtis’ secret 10-year opioid addiction began with a prescription after getting minor plastic surgery
"Halloween" actress Jamie Lee Curtis discussed a past opioid addiction in a new interview with People.
Most rehabs don’t offer a science-backed treatment for drug addiction. A new initiative aims to change that.
There's a science-backed treatment for drug addiction that works, researchers say, but it's nearly impossible to get. A new program focused on residential treatment centers looks at whether providers meet a commonly-used rubric for grading addiction treatment.
The first drug for opioid withdrawal has gotten the green light — and it targets risky symptoms that others ignore
Lofexidine, sold under the brand name Lucemyra, is the first drug of its kind to target the painful symptoms of opioid withdrawal, which can trigger a cycle of use, addiction, and overdose.
Trump will reportedly unveil a plan to combat the opioid crisis that includes the death penalty for drug dealers
President Donald Trump will roll out a plan to combat the opioid crisis that includes the death penalty for some drug dealers according to a new report.
President Donald Trump on Saturday repeated his call to give drug dealers the death penalty in an effort to solve the opioid crisis.