Articles for Tag: "painkillers"

Painkillers can be gateway to heroin for teens 
Painkillers can be gateway to heroin for teens
Are U.S. teens more likely to try heroin if they abused narcotic painkillers first? Get the details.
Pregnant and using narcotics… Now what? 
Pregnant and using narcotics… Now what?
Opioid use during pregnancy is a growing health concern. Learn more about how you can get help.
Is medical marijuana an alternative?  Featured
Is medical marijuana an alternative?
For some patients, doctor-prescribed painkillers may simply lead to more pain. Learn more.
Why the Duchess’ natural birth has women talking 
Why the Duchess’ natural birth has women talking
Kate Middleton’s 11-hour labor has the world asking should moms go au natural or use pain relievers when giving birth?
Painkiller overdoses spike among women 
Painkiller overdoses spike among women
A recent report from the CDC says deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses among middle-aged women are up 400 percent.