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To compare addictive drugs, scientists averaged 3 factors: physical harm, dependency or addiction, and social harm. Here are the top in the dependency category.
US life expectancy is experiencing its longest-running decline in 100 years, and it reveals a troubling trend
New reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that US life expectancy has dropped to 78.6 years.
There are several types of people you should avoid getting into a romantic relationship with. This is because they are highly draining and a relationship with them is likely to end up being toxic and damaging, so look out for any red flags early on.
In studies of e-cigarettes (which don't include Juul), researchers have found evidence of toxic metals like lead in e-cig vapor. Some evidence also suggests vaping may be linked with an increased risk of heart attacks. A new survey finds that young Juul users aren't aware of these risks.
A ruling is imminent on the legality of a controversial drug that’s used to treat addiction — but some have called it a ‘dangerous o...
Government regulators are expected to soon rule on the legality of a controversial drug called kratom, a representative at the DEA told Business Insider.
‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t...
The US recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue. Doctors say it's unnecessary and ill-equipped to solve problems.
An enabler is someone who sits back and watches someone else's destruction because it's easier — be it addiction, abuse, or other dangerous habit.
An addiction expert spoke to INSIDER about the possible signs that someone you love might be addicted to opioids.
Sometimes people are stuck in toxic relationships for many of the same reasons they are suffering with addiction.
A mom’s newborn went into withdrawal, and doctors think a mysterious supplement with a viral following could be to blame
A woman used kratom — a plant used to curb pain and opioid cravings — while pregnant. Now, her newborn may be suffering withdrawal symptoms.