This spring, conversations across our city are focusing on the state of the economy, public safety, and education. These are all essential issues – but there is another critical topic that cuts across all of them: health.
This spring, conversations across our city are focusing on the state of the economy, public safety, and education.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was recently urged by medical specialists to properly label combination of medications to warn the public of their effects to a person's health.
Across the U.S., more than 20 million people abuse drugs or alcohol or both.
Gary Wilson was a young man in his twenties when he first experimented with heroin. His addiction started in the '80s with marijuana use, and escalated from there.
When lawmakers try to tackle gun violence, they often turn to measures like adding police officers or cracking down on illegal guns.
Baltimore County police officers will begin carrying naloxone this year to combat an increase in heroin use, County Executive
The FDA issues stickers -- often called "black box warnings" or "boxed warnings on some antibiotics -- warning of possible tendon ruptures, and on some anti-depressants warning of suicide risks.
Thirty city and state health directors from around the nation are calling on FDA to label opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines with its strongest warning.