Tag archive for ‘Drug’
By Admin On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Fatal drug overdose deaths on the rise among U.S. teens

The rate of opioid drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds. The number of drug overdose deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds rose More...

By Admin On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Fatal drug overdose deaths on the rise among U.S. teens

The rate of opioid drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds. The number of drug overdose deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds rose More...

By Admin On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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18 SWAT officers possibly exposed to fentanyl during drug raid

WEST END, Pa. — More than a dozen SWAT team officers were hospitalized Wednesday after agents raided a home in the West End, CBS Pittsburgh reports.  Around 6 a.m., several agencies began executing federal More...

By Admin On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Ohio foster care system flooded with children of drug addicts

BLUE CREEK, Ohio — On a winding trail in southeastern Ohio, four children symbolize the devastating consequences of the opioid epidemic, reports CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds. Delaney, Liam, Finnian More...

By Admin On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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FDA approves new drug to treat hepatitis C

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C in as little as eight weeks. The pill combination from AbbVie Inc. was approved Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration for adults More...

By Admin On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Whitney: Can I Be Me? – The soul singer whose gilded life slid into drug abuse

THE brief life and tragic, scandal shrouded, death of singer Whitney Houston has been the subject of acres of newsprint and many hours of television. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By Admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Supplier: Drug sold to Arkansas not intended for executions

This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction’s Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution More...

By Admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Free needle vending machine for drug users debuts in Vegas

The free needle vending machines are meant to reduce the transmission of diseases like HIV and hepatitis C. KLAS LAS VEGAS — Southern Nevada will soon become the first place in the country to have vending More...

By Admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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First drug approved for movement disorder caused by certain meds

TRENTON, N.J. — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for treating a neurological syndrome that causes uncontrollable body movements that can also interfere with speech, swallowing and breathing. The More...

By Admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Pennsylvania congressman to be named drug czar by Trump

Rep. Tom Marino, R-Penn., official photo. Congressman Marino’s website Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino is expected to step down from his seat to take on a new role in the Trump administration. Multiple More...