Drug overdose deaths push mortality rate of young whites: Report

Drug overdose deaths push mortality rate of young whites: Report

The continued rise in drug overdose deaths has left the entire United States concerned and the matter has been discussed quite often by President Barack Obama on various public platforms. Even the potential presidential candidates have been raising the issue in a big way in their election campaigns. Read more

Born miserable: America grapples with high rate of newborn drug addicts

Born miserable: America grapples with high rate of newborn drug addicts

The opioid addiction has not just taken over the millions of teenaged and adult Americans, but even neonates are not untouched by it. According to a study carried on the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) website, one infant was born every 25 minutes with drug withdrawal symptoms, also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Read more