When Connecticut College researchers announced a few weeks ago that they found Oreo cookies to be as addictive as cocaine -- in rats -- they made headlines.
China had almost 1.44 million registered drug users as of this June, Xinhua News Agency said, citing Ministry of Public Security statistics.
Texas financier R. Allen Stanford won’t go to trial on charges he led a $7 billion investment fraud until after he receives care for a prescription-drug addiction, a federal judge ruled.
Companies making opioid painkillers were given a better idea by the U.S. government today of how to prove their pills are resistant to abuse by recreational users.
When stock and bond markets took a dive in late January, hedge-fund manager David Ford kept his cool.