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Why Opioids Can Stop Working

Medical Discovery News | Posted 11.09.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog The epidemic of opioid abuse and the resulting increases in overdoses and deaths have been front and center i...

Some Cough Syrups Can Be Deadly For Children

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Codeine is not safe to give to kids. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement this week urging parents and doctors to stop giving childre...

Yes, 'Purple Drank' Can Be Deadly

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain is facing a 10-game suspension because he violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy by testing positive fo...

At Long Last, Bangkok Teens Discover Sizzurp

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.02.2016 | Weird News
Van Winkle's

Trendcasters scouting for in-the-know teens need not visit Bangkok. Apparently, in 2015, the edgy youths of Thailand's capital have only just caught wind of Sizzurp, a.k.a. Purple Drank. Welcome to the mid-aughts, Thailand.

A Better Way to Approach Pain, and America's Pain-Pill Epidemic

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, and P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Y...

The Rappers Who Reference Drugs The Most Are ...

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment

Following the report of hip-hop artists with the largest vocabularies, Project Know decided to tap into the RapGenius database and pull out the preval...

Shocking Statistics About Teens And Painkiller Drugs

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Teen

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters Health) - One in eight older U.S. teenagers has used powerful painkiller drugs without pr...

Shop Owner Arrested After Codeine Found In Store's Candy Jar

Chicago Sun-Times | CubeMe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Berwyn man and his employee spent National Bosses Day in court Saturday, after authorities found a revolver and about 1,500 codeine pills on sale fo...

ESPN's Chris Berman Caught On Camera Talking About Smuggling Canadian Pills

Huffington Post/College Humor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: At first it seemed like Chris's calling the pills "djhe djhe djhes" was his attempt to hide some deeply illicit name. But on closer inspection...