Addiction

CDC records highest-ever drug deaths in a 12-month period

Between May 2019 and May 2020, 81,230 Americans died of drug overdoses—the highest number of drug deaths ever recorded in a 12-month span, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

Addiction

Drug-related deaths in Scotland reach record high

Drug-related deaths in Scotland, regularly the worst country in Europe for fatalities from substance abuse, have hit a record high, according to government figures released on Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic sets off future wave of worsening mental health issues

Long after a COVID-19 vaccination is developed and years after the coronavirus death toll is tallied, the impact on mental health will linger, continuing to inflict damage if not addressed, according to new research. Michael ...

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