KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Benton County Commissioners are gathering on Tuesday night for a special board meeting to tackle logistics on a Recovery Center proposed for the area. This institution would provide services for people across the Tri-Cities who are…
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Vaping was supposed to be a healthier alternative to cigarettes.
A former NFL player with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who battled pain killer addiction, is now working to help athletes across a broad spectrum of sports.
Jennifer Alba sifts through the boxes of photographs and documents. It's a collection of what once was, and what her life has become. A mother sorting through pain.
While the world of celebrities is filled with stories of those who lost their battles against addiction, not all celebrity addictions have an unhappy ending. Here's a look at some stars who have fought addictions and won.
A young Vermont mother who died as a result of opioid addiction is being memorialized by her family in a fearless obituary calling for a more open understanding of the illness that took her life.
An ancient retrovirus that predates modern humans may explain why people suffer from addiction, scientists have said.
Nearly 30% of all opioids prescribed in U.S. clinics or doctors' offices lack a documented reason to justify a script for these addictive drugs, new research finds.
More than 72,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2017, up nearly 7% from 2016, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Demi Lovato has often said she chose to be transparent about her struggles in the hope that it would help others.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that it was not cruel and unusual punishment to put a person who is on probation in jail after one positive test for drugs.
The purity of cocaine in Europe has reached its highest level in a decade, a new report finds; it's also increasing in availability, and more people there are seeking first-time addiction treatment for cocaine.
Ahhh ... just thinking about why ice cream is so "addictive" brings with it cravings for the sweet frozen treat.
Former college basketball star and NBA player Chris Herren fought back from addiction after 14 years. Now he's helping others.
Model-activist Adwoa Aboah wants her online platform "Gurls Talk," addressing issues of mental health and sexuality, to be in schools.
They're not slumped over in alleyways with used needles by their sides. Their dignity, at least from outside appearances, remains intact. They haven't lost everything while chasing an insatiable high.
In 2018, playing video games obsessively might lead to a diagnosis of a mental health disorder.
ESPN president John Skipper was hiding a substance abuse problem for many years. On Monday, he stopped hiding.
A chance encounter with a homeless pregnant woman addicted to heroin put Albuquerque Police Officer Ryan Holets on one of the most emotional journeys of his life. Now, two weeks after their story touched millions, there's a second chapter.
Police officers will often tell you there's no such thing as a routine call when you're patrolling the streets.