Lawmakers in more than two-thirds of the states are considering ways to reduce prescription drug costs, including importing them from Canada, as they strive to balance budgets without knowing for sure what their government’s share of the tab will be.
The world’s busiest airport has increasingly become a refuge for Atlanta’s homeless, especially during cold weather.
Preliminary research suggesting that some diabetes patients may be injecting medicine that has partially disintegrated is causing concern even as serious questions are raised about the research itself.
A rural Georgia community is raising money to help its police chief battle cancer. <3 <3
The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.
The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors, bowing to a key demand of lawsuits that blame the company for helping trigger the current drug abuse epidemic.
Let’s get this out of the way: Gloria Allred is not, nor has she ever been, running for Miss Congeniality.
A proposal to create an opioid study committee and crack down on scammers who prey on addicts has sailed through the Georgia Senate.
Mickey Jones, a veteran character actor who played Rodney “Hot Rod” Dunham on “Justified” and construction worker Pete on the 1990s sitcom “Home Improvement,” has died. He was 76.
U.S. health authorities say an herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy contains the same chemicals found in opioids, the addictive family of drugs at the center of a national addiction crisis.