Parenting 26 April '17
FDA warned parents of the possible dangers by giving children cough syrups with Codeine.
Health/Nutrition 20 December '16
Widespread withdrawal symptoms expected once prescription is required for Codeine-containing drugs .
Infant 9 December '16
A South Side, Pittsburgh couple has been charged after their two-month-old baby overdosed on methadone. The infant, who was revived by the opiate antidote Narcan, was found unresponsive after going into respiratory arrest due to the overdose.
Health/Nutrition 25 October '16
Peer recovery programs introduce peer recovery coaches or specialists to drug overdose patients while they're still in emergency rooms and maintain contact with them after they get discharged. Patients develop a bond and trust these coaches because they share the same experiences.
Health 20 September '16
A new clinical report is urging for a formal restriction on using codeine for children. Codeine is an opioid pain medication that is also used to relieve kids' coughs.
Behavior 17 August '16
A new study found that teenagers are three times more likely to commit suicide after using prescription drugs for non-medical reasons for a year. For teenagers who abuse opiates, suicide risk is thrice more likely.
News 1 March '16
A junior engineering student from James Madison University was found dead in his fraternity house in what cops believe to be a result of an overdose.