New Program For Those Hooked On Highly Addictive Opioids Gives Users 'A Second Chance'As the opioid crisis continues to affect the lives of many people in South Florida, a new program is committed to giving those who abuse opioids a second shot at life.
Patients Find Alternative To Opioids In Custom-Made LotionsPart of the mission at Pharmco RX is what they call "Progressive Care" - a different approach when trying to keep -- or ween -- patients off opioids.
Cleveland Clinic Surgeons Offer Alternatives To Opioids To Treat Post-Op PainTrying to find a way out of the ongoing opioid crisis, surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston are educating patients and giving them alternatives for healing.
Facing South Florida: Opioid Crisis In MiamiThe opioid crisis hits just about every economic level of society but rarely will you see it as raw and open as you do on the streets of one South Florida neighborhood.
Officials Actively Working To Shut Down Opioid Den Below Busy Miami HighwayWhen the sun goes down, more than a few are lighting up crack pipes and injecting opioids underneath the Dolphin 836 Expressway in Miami.
Former NFL Player Larry Chester, 'CBD Saved My Life'Fourteen years ago, Larry Chester was a bruising defensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins.
FDA Says Pet Owners Using Furry Friends To Get OpioidsAs America's opioid epidemic rages, some pet owners could be stealing pain medications intended for their furry friends.
Justice Department Charges Over 600 People For Health Care FraudThe U.S. Justice Department has announced charges against more than 600 people, including doctors, for taking part in health care frauds.
House Set To Vote On Bills To Battle Opioid CrisisThe House is set to vote on more than two dozen bills next week aimed at fighting the opioid crisis.
Study: Fatal Drug-Related Crashes Now Outpacing Drunk Driving CrashesAccording to a new report in 2016, alcohol was involved in 38 percent of driver deaths while 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs.
Doctor Who Treated Prince Pays $30K For Illegal PrescriptionA Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid painkiller for Prince a week before the musician died from a fentanyl overdose has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil violation.
Miami Sues Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors Over EpidemicThe city of Miami has filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors, claiming that they created a public nuisance in Florida's second largest city and then profited from it.
Trump Pushes Death Penalty For Some Drug DealersPresident Donald Trump is taking the concept of getting tough on opioids to another level.
Sessions: Need 'Climate Of Hostility' To Combat Opioid Crisis U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was on the ground in the Miami area to talk about fighting a crisis.
Family: Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug OverdoseTom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.