Drugs & Health Blog

Scientific perspectives on drug and addiction research and news.

Helping a Brain in Pain
July 2020

Scientists are learning more about a network of opioid receptors in the brain that might play an important role in...

What Is Lean?
July 2020

Misusing prescription cough medicine can lead to nausea and dizziness, and in some cases, seizures and overdose.

Hallucinogens: Just the Facts
June 2020

Hallucinogens change a person’s awareness of their surroundings, thoughts, and feelings. These drugs can have other unpredictable effects, too.