But the country’s health has not fully rebounded from the pandemic, according to new data from the C.D.C.
The life expectancy gap between men and women reached its widest in nearly three decades, driven by more men dying of Covid and drug overdoses.
Millions of U.S. drug users now are addicted to several substances, not just opioids like fentanyl and heroin. The shift is making treatment far more difficult.
Philadelphia is again the focus of a national campaign to open — or restrict — sites where people use drugs under medical supervision.
Many online marijuana dispensaries do not enforce age limits on purchases and have other lax policies that enable minors to buy cannabis on the internet.
The overdose-reversal drug should be more widely available, health experts have said. It arrives in many stores next week, no prescription necessary.
Medical and recreational users alike are susceptible to problematic use of marijuana.
As countries legalize the psychedelic for therapy, recreational use of Ecstasy is likely to become more common. Experts say we need an open conversation about what can go wrong and how to prevent it.
More than one-quarter of people aged 30 to 50 binge drink, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health
About 30 percent of Americans have been addicted to opioids or have a relative who has been, researchers also reported.