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A mysterious ‘supplement’ with a viral following has been linked to salmonella — and the outbreak is still spreading

The CDC reported that the opioid kratom has been tied to 87 cases of salmonella, a bacterial infection from contaminated food or water.

The 5 most addictive substances on the planet, ranked

To compare addictive drugs, scientists averaged 3 factors: physical harm, dependency or addiction, and social harm. Here are the top in the dependency category.

A deadly drug epidemic sweeping the US has caused ER visits for overdoses to jump 30%

Every year, thousands of patients receive a prescription for drugs ranging from morphine to fentanyl — and every year thousands of people die from an overdose.

At an Atlanta jail, inmates aren’t allowed to receive letters with postage stamps — and it’s a security measure the guards can’...

At Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, Georgia, guards are constantly on alert for contraband material like drugs, weapons, and phones.

Trump reportedly told friends he wanted to execute every drug dealer in America

Several White House sources told the news website Axios that President Donald Trump wanted drug dealers to fear for their lives.

The most popular drugs prescribed for depression work — but they’re not perfect

Written by a team of 18 specialists, the review found that all of the 21 antidepressant drugs they studied worked better at treating depression than a placebo.

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

When contrasting weed and alcohol, there are lots of factors to consider, including effects on your heart, brain, and behavior. One seems to be worse for you.

Olympians may be taking cues from Silicon Valley’s favorite way to do drugs

Testosterone microdoses may escape regulators’ radar because they only stay in the system for the duration of an event.

Products made with CBD, a component of marijuana, are skyrocketing in popularity — here’s what it is

CBD is thought to be responsible for many of marijuana's therapeutic effects, from reducing pain to soothing anxiety, but more research is needed.

A mysterious supplement with a viral following has been officially declared an opioid by the FDA

"As the scientific data [has] clearly revealed, compounds in kratom make it so it isn’t just a plant — it’s an opioid," FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said.