The drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl, according to the DEA.
"We don't know. Senators are very sensitive to the will of the people and if the people in this country turn on these facts and this president, I think the Senate might as well," Carl Bernstein said in an interview with CNN Tuesday.
People largely do not become addicted to opioids after visits to the emergency room for car crashes, falls and other types of acute injuries that might warrant prescription painkillers, a new study shows.
For starters, taking the company private could take more than $55 billion in debt, a tough move to finance amid slumping stocks.
Among more than 3,000 registered voters, Warren seems to be the top choice in four states that experts call the "Democratic Blue Wall," a historically blue area of the Upper Midwest that turned red in 2016.
More than 5 million high school and middle school students used e-cigarettes in 2019, up from 3.6 million the year before, despite prevention efforts.
Cartels have "presses" that give the pills the name and likeness of their prescription counterparts after they are laced with fentanyl in "dirty barrels," according to WFXT Boston.
While the CDC has yet to figure out what's causing vaping-related deaths, other federal wings are trying to get ahead of a separate but related "national health experiment": old-fashioned Mary Jane, be it vaped or smoked.
While few gain the federal government's "domestic terrorism distinction," Americans are increasingly rejecting excuses offered on behalf of "disturbed" young men who perpetuate violence at the expense of religious and racial minorities.
But federal policies to slow the opioid crisis could be supporting the market demand for these drugs, public health experts warn
It's the capital's first World Series title in nearly a century—a fact not lost on Trump, who didn't cancel the meet and greet despite potential dropouts from players, plus boos from fans at Nationals Park last week.
Figuring out the best response has been a challenge for authorities, amid a resurgence in meth throughout the nation.
California's annual "drought" or dry season––long associated with wildfire risk––lasts from late spring through early fall, irrespective of decision making by state leadership.
More than 72 percent of California's wildfires are contained, but responders still have tens of thousands of acres to neutralize as of Saturday.
The study evaluated more than 200,000 cases over a two-year period, discovering lower survival rates among veterans with pain, even when controlling for a history of suicide attempts.
Most people support Planned Parenthood funding, 'Roe v. Wade,' and federal protections for birth control coverage, according to recent polling by the Kaiser Foundation.
The CDC, together with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), still can't determine the exact cause of the mysterious, vaping-related illnesses.
"Wouldn't it be cool to have vampire eyes for Halloween? Or deep violet eyes to match your purple sweater? How about your favorite sports team's logo on your eyes just for fun?" the FDA warning begins.
Earlier this week, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) made quick work of destroying more than 16,000 pounds of drugs collected on its National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, according to reporting by NJTV News.
A play on "emotional support dogs," Horizon Foundation coined the phrase, in part, to be funny. It's also supposed to reduce the sense of hesitation some feel when their loved ones struggle with depression or anxiety.
Following major recalls of Chinese-manufactured medication that contained carcinogenic ingredients, lawmakers expressed their alarm, and sometimes disbelief, at the FDA's inability to regulate foreign suppliers at a Tuesday hearing.
With U.S. unemployment at a 50-year low, employers are experimenting with a different kind of recruiting tool: decent health insurance plans.
With long-awaited federal regulations, farmers can begin growing hemp without fear of retribution from banks, insurance companies and local authorities.
Louisa County police believe Hicks was taken by 33-year old white male Bruce Lynch, who may be armed with a 9-millimeter handgun.
Plaintiffs who lost sons to overdoses and jobs to substance use disorders are joining the nationwide fight for compensation through Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy case.
Pentagon leaders continue to grapple with suicide and alcohol-related deaths in the U.S. military. The news comes roughly a month after a string of suicides aboard the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush.
For about every study that demonstrates marijuana and cannabidiol can provide relief to certain types of pain patients, there's another that shows these drugs perform even worse than placebos.
In at least five states last year, fraudulent treatment groups billed insurance companies for hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of non-existent treatment.
"The pharmaceutical industry is being scapegoated for something where there's plenty of blame to go around," says Northeastern University's Leo Beletsky.