drugs

As a drug crisis has moved Kensington to the center of a debate on how best to treat addiction, we’ve largely failed to see the connection to the crisis taking place on America’s southern border. Right now in the heart of Kensington, a throng of homeless heroin addicts is gathered beneath a bridge on Emerald […]

A former Philadelphia police officer pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to conspiring with corrupt Baltimore police officers who funneled illegal drugs to him to sell in Philadelphia. Eric Snell, 34, who was a Baltimore officer before he joined the Philadelphia force, had originally pleaded not guilty and was in the middle of a jury […]

Dave Hollister is one of the few singers out there who moves seamlessly between R&B and gospel music.

Max Lomas, friend of Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon, says Brown lived a troubling lifestyle leading up to her death.

During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.

Since the untimely death of the late great Prince, rumors have been circulating about what actually caused the star's sudden death.

Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.

As loved ones and fans alike pray for improvement in Lamar Odom’s condition, the media and others encourage judgement and ridicule. But one listener reminds…

Since his transfer to a Los Angeles facility from a Nevada hospital, his family released a statement claiming the former NBA player was able to walk on his own for a short time.

If Bill Cosby‘s response to sexual assault accusations seems aloof and callous, an account of his much-discussed 2005 deposition that was published Saturday in the New York Times sheds light on…