Why has the country's opioid problem become a national emergency? A high-ranking whistleblower from the DEA explains how the drug industry -- and Congress -- fueled an epidemic
Jim Zanfagna's daughter died from an overdose of heroin laced with fentanyl, and friends were posting condolence messages before the Zanfagnas ever heard from authorities.
CNBC asks a top medical expert what needs to be done to reverse the growing public health threat of opioid addiction.
Seeking solutions for the opioid crisis, policy makers in Illinois and many other states are looking to expand access to marijuana for chronic pain sufferers.
Kentucky’s attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and whole...
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy ch...
The New Jersey Hospital Association says it will invest $1.5 million into a prescription tracking tool that will better monitor opioid prescriptions.
Sheriff Tom Dart says opioid overdoses are killing more people than gun violence in Cook County has prompted the creation of a program to held jail inmates deal with the issue.
Massachusetts sued the maker of prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin and its executives Tuesday, accusing the company of fueling the deadly drug abuse crisis by spinning a “web of illegal deceit”...
The National Institutes of Health is explaining how it will spend $500 million in research funds Congress appropriated to address the current opioid crisis.