a man looking out the window after hearing his friend had a heroin overdose

How To Prevent a Heroin Overdose From Killing You

Heroin is a dangerous, illicit drug that is categorized as an opioid. Heroin actually comes from morphine, which derives from poppy plants typically found in Asia. Heroin is abused by countless people across the country because it offers a high that makes people feel both relaxed and euphoric. It is often used by individuals who…

Scientists are racing to develop a vaccine to prevent heroin addiction and overdose.

Will a Addiction Vaccine Really Work as Heroin Treatment?

Each flu season, many people go to their doctors or local pharmacies to get their flu shots. In the future, people will be able to do the same thing, but with an extra option. Instead of being vaccinated against the flu, they will have the option to be vaccinated against heroin addiction maybe instead of going…