Drug addiction

Bangor drug dealer pleads guilty in 20-year-old woman's fatal overdose

1 hour ago   |   The Morning Call

Paige Caiazzo was just 14 years old when she first went to rehab. Throughout her brief life, she was in and out of drug treatment, before she overdosed at 20 at her mother's...
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In Pennsylvania, People Lined Up For Free Naloxone

In Pennsylvania, People Lined Up For Free Naloxone

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Across the state, volunteers in Pennsylvania distributed naloxone on Thursday. The drug reverses the effects of opioid overdose. The giveaway was part of a state plan to combat...
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DHS offers tone-deaf response to 7-year-old migrant girl's death

DHS offers tone-deaf response to 7-year-old migrant girl's death

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress

The Department of Homeland Security responded Thursday night to a Washington Post story about a 7-year-old immigrant child who had died of severe dehydration while in the...
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What's new on Amazon Prime Video in January 2019

2 hours ago   |   iMore

New year, new Amazon Originals. Here's a prediction for the new year: Amazon Prime Video is only going to get bigger and better. And it's starting 2019 with a veritable...
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A Word of Advice from the FDA: Don't Eat Glitter

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

The Food and Drug Administration has a lot going on these days, folks. It's recalling blood pressure medications and keeping an eye on Big Tobacco becoming Big Cannabis. Do...
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Late Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Health Care Legacy

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Paul Allen-Microsoft co-founder, tech titan, and Seattle mogul- passed away almost exactly two months ago at the age of 65. But the legendary entrepreneur's legacy is living on...
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Comedian Lange avoids jail time despite positive drug test

2 hours ago   |   National Post

NEWARK, N.J. - A judge has spared comedian Artie Lange jail time even though he tested positive for cocaine and amphetamine. Despite the positive test Friday in Newark, the...
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Babies born addicted to opioids have smaller heads: study

Babies born addicted to opioids have smaller heads: study

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Babies born addicted to opioids, including legal drugs used to treat addiction, have smaller heads than babies not exposed to the drugs, according to a new study. The findings...
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Maryland officials to highlight 2,000 fentanyl overdose deaths on billboards throughout Baltimore region

3 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Two federal law enforcement agencies in Maryland are teaming up to increase awareness about the deadly consequences of fentanyl and other opioids that have been fueling...
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Former Bear Jim McMahon talks past drug use at opening of New Lenox hospital for mental health, substance abuse treatment

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

As officials Thursday marked the opening of a New Lenox hospital meant to treat people with mental health disorders and substance abuse problems, former Chicago Bear Jim...
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Facebook says bug wrongly gave third-party apps access to photos of up to...

Facebook says bug wrongly gave third-party apps access to photos of up to 6.8M users

The breach occurred for 12 days in September. Read more ...

Ex-Trump lawyer: 'I knew what I was doing was wrong'

Ex-Trump lawyer: 'I knew what I was doing was wrong'

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen says he bought the silence of two women because Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged... Read more ...

Here's Kate Middleton and Prince William's 2018 Christmas Card Portrait With...

Here's Kate Middleton and Prince William's 2018 Christmas Card Portrait With the Royal Kids

Louis has gotten so big! Read more ...

Jon Kyl Resigning As Arizona Senator After Replacing John McCain

Jon Kyl Resigning As Arizona Senator After Replacing John McCain

The state's GOP governor will need to name another replacement. Read more ...

Pastor catches flak for gifting wife $200K Lamborghini

Pastor catches flak for gifting wife $200K Lamborghini

A South Carolina pastor is dealing with a mix of harsh criticism and supportive praise after giving his wife a $200,000 luxury SUV for their eighth anniversary. Read more ...

On His Way Out, Walker Signs Laws Weakening Successor

On His Way Out, Walker Signs Laws Weakening Successor

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, just 24 days before he leaves office, signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens... Read more ...

Almost $40 billion has been erased from Johnson & Johnson's market value...

Almost $40 billion has been erased from Johnson & Johnson's market value, but JPMorgan says the selling is overdone

Johnson & Johnson plunged more than 9% Friday after Reuters reported the company has known "for decades" that some of its baby powder contained traces of asbestos. The selling... Read more ...

Homeland Security chief blames migrant girl's death on her family

Homeland Security chief blames migrant girl's death on her family

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Friday blamed the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl while in Border Patrol custody on her family for crossing illegally... Read more ...

Students sent home after Sandy Hook school receives threat on shooting...

Students sent home after Sandy Hook school receives threat on shooting anniversary

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Chris Christie asks Trump to take his name out of consideration for White...

Chris Christie asks Trump to take his name out of consideration for White House chief of staff

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he is not interested in serving as President Trump's chief of staff on Friday. Christie, among several other individual under... Read more ...