The face of heroin addiction in the United States is changing, as well-off abusers of prescription painkillers switch to illicit narcotics to feed their habit, federal officials reported Tuesday.
Admissions of drug-dependent babies to U.S. neonatal intensive care units nearly quadrupled from 2004 through 2013, a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine found.
Pan Am Games nutritionist says when it comes to eating healthy, there are no shortcuts.
Opioid use in pregnancy is not uncommon, and the use of illicit opioids during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of adverse outcomes. Click below to read the entire case study.
Watching a loved one deal with an addiction can make you feel helpless. But there are ways to lend a hand: The first step is learning all you can about addiction.
Researchers say pregnant women who use drugs and alcohol face significant barriers to accessing care and support.
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