New Research Shows Social Media Stress Can Lead To Social Media Addiction

Jena Hilliard ❘

New reseach from the University of Lancaster shows that social network users are becoming more addicted to social media sites despite the stress it causes.

Nine Middle Schoolers Hospitalized After Accidentally Eating THC-Infused Candy

Nathan Yerby ❘

Nine children in Broward County went to the hospital after eating candy which appeared normal but actually contained THC, the chemical in marijuana.

U.S. And Canadian Authorities Unravel International Narcotics Conspiracy, DOJ Indicts 30 Suspects

Nathan Yerby ❘

The Justice Department has indicted thirty members of a scheme to distribute meth, cocaine, heroin, and Ecstasy in the U.S. and Canada.

Drug Dealer Charged In Connection With Death Of Mac Miller

Jena Hilliard ❘

Prosecutors have charged drug dealer Cameron James Pettit in connection with the overdose of rapper Mac Miller by supplying counterfiet Oxycodone pills.

West Virginia Center Established For Babies Battling Drug Exposure

Krystina Murray ❘

A local West Virginia center accepts babies suffering from opioid exposure, offering specialized care for drug-caused Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

HHS Secretary Announces New Rule To Allow Doctors To Access Patients’ Addiction Records

Nathan Yerby ❘

The Secretary of Health and Human Services has proposed a new rule to allow doctors to access information about a patient's history of addiction.

Study Breaks Down Prescription Opioid Users

Michael Muldoon ❘

A 2019 analysis has broken prescription opioid users into several subcategories to better understand the dynamics behind a large part of the epidemic.

Study Confirms Women More Likely To Endure Liver Damage From Binge Drinking

Krystina Murray ❘

Women, who metabolize alcohol differently than men, may want to avoid binge drinking after learning its effects.

Man Accused Of Murdering Wife With Heroin-Laced Cereal

Jena Hilliard ❘

A Michigan man has been charged with murder by putting a fatal dose of heroin into his wife's cereal nearly 5 years after her death.

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