Adolescents age 12-18 should not consume too much caffeine, officials warn.
In July 2016, more than 30 people overdosed on fake pot, causing a series of zombie-like symptoms.
Authorities are warning residents in southern New Jersey that Camden appears to be the center of a spike in recent heroin overdoses.
Pennsylvania district attorney is investigating and putting out an alert after twenty people overdosed on synthetic pot.
The significant rise in the number of drug overdose deaths are contributing to the problems that are already plaguing medical examiners and coroners, which results to delays in investigation.
According to the FDA, more people are overdoing on anti-diarrhea drugs.
Since March 23 this year, 10 individuals, from the 42 patients who have been medicated for overdoses, have already died. The authorities believed that the overdose deaths are caused by the fake pain pills.
Researchers found that measuring medicine with teaspoons and tablespoons measurements causes dosage errors.
New findings published in the Annals of Internal Medicine show that nearly 90 percent of patients with chronic pain continue to get prescription opioids even following an overdose--putting these patients at an increased risk of a new overdose.
New findings published in the BMJ reveal that close to half of all veterans who died from drug overdoses were also prescribed benzodiazepines for pain, which are commonly used to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and insomnia.