Surgeon General: Addiction Is A ‘Chronic Illness,’ Most Pressing Health Challenge Of Our TimeThere are 20-million Americans suffering from substance abuse, and 78 of those people die each day from opioid overdose.
Report: Long Island Drug Deaths On The Rise, Concerns Over Fentanyl UseA new report indicates drug deaths on Long Island have gone up.
Suburban NY Physician Traded Painkillers For Sex: FedsDr. Michael Fagin is accused of accepting sexual favors in exchange for controlled substance prescriptions.
New York Lawmakers, Gov. Cuomo Announce New Plan To Combat Heroin UseJust one day before the Legislative session ends, New York lawmakers struck a deal with Cuomo on a series of bills that take aim at the growing heroin crisis.
NY Lawmakers Plan Roundtable To Discuss Statewide Spike In Heroin, Opioid AbuseState lawmakers are hosting a roundtable discussion to examine the rise in heroin and opioid abuse in New York.