The narcotic drug morphine is not the best choice for pain relief in kids with broken bones, a new study suggests.
Taking prescription painkillers to ease chronic conditions, like an achy back or headache, is not worth the risk, the American Academy of Neurology recommended in a recent official announcement.
The American Academy of Neurology has shifted its stance on who should receive prescription painkillers and how doctors should be held accountable, reported Medical News Today.
New York Police Department officers used anti-overdose spray to save the life of a 26-year-old man who had overdosed on painkillers Saturday, SILive.com reported.
Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription...
Researchers aren’t sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis
Acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol, works no better than a dummy pill at reducing lower-back pain in some people, nor does it help these patients get better any faster, a new study finds
The question: I have no plans of peeing on myself anytime soon. But—just in case—will urine kill the pain of a jellyfish sting?
Wide state-by-state variations in how often U.S. doctors prescribe opioid pain killers underline the need for tighter regulations for "pain clinics" that dispense the potentially deadly drugs,...