Massachusetts Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Over Opioid CrisisAG Maura Healey says the Connecticut-based company's "illegal business model" has left a "path of devastation and destruction."
Mass. Researchers May Be On Brink Of Creating Revolutionary, Non-Addictive PainkillerDeveloped by Blue Therapeutics, Blue-181 could be a big step forward in dealing with the growing opioid crisis.
New Mentoring Program Will Help Families Dealing With Drug AddictionBoston Medical Center is launching a new campaign to help families dealing with drug addiction.
Study: 1 In 5 Young Adult Deaths Are Caused By OpioidsA staggering number of millennials are dying from opioids.
Study: Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Now Outpacing Drunk Driving CrashesAccording to a new report, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths in 2016, while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs.
Opioid-Related Deaths On The Decline In MassachusettsDepartment of Public Health officials say deaths related to opioid overdoses in Massachusetts are on the decline.
Walmart Tightens Opioid Prescription PolicyThe restrictions on initial opioid prescriptions for acute pain will start within the next 60 days.
Advocates Push For Safe Injection Sites In BostonAlong with information, they gave people an up close look at how they say these sites can prevent overdoses and save lives.
Doctors Warned About Prescribing Sedatives And OpioidsOpioids can be risky when taken alone, but when taken with sedatives called benzodiazepines, the combination can be particularly dangerous.
Keller @ Large: Is Warren's Uncertain Future Holding Her Back?Sen. Warren needs bipartisan support but is the polarized political climate and the endless speculation about her own future complicating things?
4 Towns Provide Free Narcan Kits To ResidentsThose with loved ones struggling with addiction say simply having these kits is a stress-reliever and a way to save countless lives.
Manslaughter Conviction Against Drug Dealer in Overdose DeathA Whitman man is the first to be convicted in Plymouth County of supplying the fatal overdose that caused the death of a 25-year-old woman.