When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says
Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy
Often, prescribing doctors don't even know their patients have overdosed, researchers say
Narcotic prescription painkillers, heroin fueling the increase, researchers say
More must be done to educate, monitor prescribing practices to curb drug abuse, researchers say
Smoking marijuana can mean different things to different people - for some, anxiety and paranoia can set in, while others mellow out. Now, a study suggests two ingredients may work independently to achieve these effects.
Researchers say the drug may trigger the mental disorder in susceptible people
Majority of victims are women, but nearly 40 percent are male, researchers note.
Carisoprodol, when misused or taken with other meds, can have dangerous sedative effects
Survey data shows no difference in kids' use after Rhode Island made it legal in 2006