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Apr 23, 2013 at 8:40 AM
More parents need to talk with their teens about the dangers of abusing Ritalin, Adderall and other prescription drugs, suggests a new study that finds discouraging trends on kids and drug use.
Jan 16, 2013 at 7:22 AM
Most of the cases involved teens or young adults, according to a survey of the nation's hospitals released late last week by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Dec 20, 2012 at 3:15 PM
Teenagers' perception of the dangers of marijuana has fallen to the lowest level in more than 20 years, a new study says, prompting federal researchers to warn that already high use of the drug could increase as more states move to legalize it.
Nov 29, 2012 at 4:51 PM
The idea that NFL players might use Viagra to gain an edge on the field left Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs practically in tears - from laughing. He wasn't the only one.
Aug 30, 2012 at 8:53 PM
As college students return to campus in the coming weeks, they'll be showered in the usual handouts of coupons, condoms and credit cards. But some schools are also giving students what a growing body of research reveals could make a huge difference...
May 30, 2012 at 2:17 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that a counterfeit version of the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall is being sold over the Internet.

The FDA says the product purports to be...
May 30, 2012 at 2:09 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that a counterfeit version of the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall is being sold over the Internet.
Feb 2, 2012 at 12:51 PM
Courtney Love is an unstable mother figure who killed her daughter's pets, constantly pops pills and starts fires by smoking in bed, according to newly released court documents.
Dec 6, 2011 at 5:51 PM
Already saddled with two major losses on the offensive line, the Seattle Seahawks returned from a four-day break Tuesday with even more shuffling to do up front.
Nov 1, 2011 at 9:47 AM
Ritalin and similar medicines that millions of children and teens take to curb hyperactivity and boost attention do not raise their risk of serious heart problems, the largest safety study of these drugs concludes.
Jun 7, 2011 at 5:11 PM
It's known as the "smart pill," the "study pill" - or by the brand name Adderall. The stimulant is a legally perscribed drug for those wtih Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, but some say the drug is getting into the wrong hands.
Sep 17, 2009 at 2:07 PM
A former Kentucky high school football coach was found not guilty Thursday in the death of a player who collapsed at a practice where the team was put through a series of sprints on a hot summer day.
Jun 15, 2009 at 10:06 AM
The FDA is urging parents to keep their children on attention deficit drugs like Ritalin and Adderall, despite new evidence that the stimulants can increase the risk of sudden death.
Mar 17, 2009 at 1:00 PM
A so-called "smart drug" popular with young people may carry more of an addiction risk than thought, a small government study suggests.
Dec 7, 2008 at 11:41 AM
Healthy people should have the right to boost their brains with pills, like those prescribed for hyperactive kids or memory-impaired older folks, several scientists contend in a provocative commentary.