Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study FindsNearly a dozen studies reportedly all showed enough evidence to suggest that nicotine-filled e-cigarettes carry the same addictive potential as standard tobacco products.
University Of Maryland Medical System Holding Addiction DiscussionWith the death toll ticking upward, health care professionals want to talk about curing Maryland's drug problem.
Maryland Rolling Out 2 Initiatives To Fight Opioid AddictionThe Maryland Medicaid Program is rolling out two initiatives aimed at fighting the opioid crisis.
Few Opioid-Addicted Youth Get Standard Treatment MedicationOnly 1 in 4 teens and young adults with opioid addiction receive recommended treatment medication despite having good health insurance, according to a study that suggests doctors are not keeping up with the needs of youth caught up in the worst addiction crisis in U.S. history.
Has Boom In Gaming Industry Increased Gambling Addiction?A new study will be looking into the booming casino business and the impact is has on people living in Maryland.
Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow To Sing At D.C. Rally On AddictionSteven Tyler, Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh from the Eagles will perform in a concert being planned for the National Mall in October to draw attention to the problem of addiction.
Mayor To Announce Plans For Fighting Heroin EpidemicThe mayor will announce plans for fighting the heroin epidemic Monday at 1 pm.
When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?It's the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?
Brown To Speak At Celebration For Addiction CenterGovernment officials and private funders are scheduled to celebrate upgrades to an addiction treatment and recovery center in Worcester County.
Jeremy Conn: Chris HerrenI grew up on basketball and it always has been a big passion for me and my biggest outlet to relieve stress.
Former NBA Star Talks About His Drug ProblemsDrugs and careers don't mix!