Prescription Drugs Are Widely Abused Prescription drugs do have legitimate medical uses, but unfortunately, many people abuse them. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse ... >>

Painkiller Addiction Among Suburban Housewives

What is Heroin? Heroin is a dangerous and addictive opiate drug. And while heroin once had medical uses, it is seldom used in modern medical settings ... >>

Addicted to Heroin on the First Try

What is the Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Opioid Addiction? According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 34.2 million adults in the U.S. smoke cigarettes. Aside ... >>

Cigarette Smoking’s Effect on Opioid Addiction

Opioids are a class of drugs that can be prescribed for pain relief or obtained illegally in the form of heroin. Although safe when used correctly, ... >>

How to Recognize Opioid Addiction