Researchers Say They're On The Verge Of Creating A Non-Addictive PainkillerResearchers in Massachusetts believe they may be on the brink of creating a revolutionary non-addictive painkiller.
Family Files Lawsuit After Woman Dies From Overdosing On Prescribed PainkillersThe family of a St. Charles woman is filing a wrongful death lawsuit alleging doctors ignored warning signs of over-prescribed painkillers.
Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
New Medical Marijuana Patch Fights PainExperts say it all starts with a conversation with your doctor to find out if you're eligible for treatment.
Kirk Wants Crackdown On Doctors Who Enable Painkiller AbuseU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is introducing legislation to crack down on doctors who overprescribe painkillers that get abused by teens.
Cops: Pharmacy Tech Admits To Big Painkillers TheftShe allegedly sold hydrocodone pills to a friend for $2 each.