Dental opioid prescriptions ups overdose risk for patients, families: study

A large-scale study analyzing national claims data linked dental opioid prescriptions with an increased risk for an overdose among patients and their family members. Researchers affiliated with the University of Michigan…

Drug overdose deaths have surged during pandemic, CDC data shows

As the COVID-19 pandemic killed more than a half-million Americans, it also quietly inflamed what already was one of the country’s greatest public health crises: drug addiction. The Centers for…

Brandi Carlile details moment she almost suffered accidental overdose: ‘I had a problem’

Brandi Carlile is opening up about her past dependency on steroids and sleeping aids and how it almost led her to suffer an accidental overdose. The six-time Grammy winner singer, 39,…

Demi Lovato says recreating her 2018 overdose for ‘Dancing with the Devil’ was ‘not the easiest’

Demi Lovato says it was a challenge to film her new music video “Dancing with the Devil.” The 28-year-old singer opened up about this challenge in an Instagram post that…

Rapper DMX suffers drug overdose, hospitalized: report

DMX is reportedly hospitalized after suffering a drug overdose. Sources told TMZ that the 50-year-old rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, suffered an overdose at around 11 p.m. Friday, also triggering…

Demi Lovato recreates near-fatal overdose in new music video for ‘Dancing with the Devil’

Demi Lovato depicted scenes before and after her near-fatal overdose in July 2018 in a new music for her single,”Dancing with the Devil.” The video comes after amid the release of her…

Demi Lovato wanted to ‘quit’ sobriety after being called ‘morbidly obese’ following 2018 overdose

Demi Lovato is opening up about how a triggering comment about her weight left her contemplating whether she wanted to continue on her path to sobriety. In recent weeks, the…

Demi Lovato says she ‘had to essentially die to wake up’ after 2018 overdose: ‘Grateful to be sitting here’

Demi Lovato is grateful to be alive following her near-fatal 2018 overdose. The 28-year-old former Disney star shared more details about the incident in an interview with “CBS Sunday Morning.” “For the…

Demi Lovato reveals she was legally blind following her 2018 overdose

Demi Lovato has revealed her near-fatal 2018 overdose left her legally blind. In an upcoming documentary “Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil,” which premiered Tuesday at SXSW, the 28-year-old singer gets…

OWN host Dr. Laura Berman says she tested teen son for drugs before fatal overdose

OWN TV host Dr. Laura Berman is opening up about how she monitored her son’s drug use prior to his apparent overdose earlier this month. Berman and her husband, Samuel Chapman, discovered their son…