Chaka Khan Cancels Concerts to Enter Rehab

Chaka Khan Cancels Concerts to Enter Rehab

Legendary singer Chaka Khan has canceled a series of concerts to check into rehab. She and her sister Yvonne Stevens decided to get help after losing her friend Prince to the same drug addiction. The 63-year-old singer admitted to being hooked on prescription drugs for years. Despite the warnings surrounding the dangers of medications such […]

Painkillers Can Be Killers

Painkillers Can Be Killers

In 2013, more people in the U.S. died from a drug overdose than from any other type of “injury.” The surprising fact is that half of the overdose deaths involved prescription drugs, more than two-thirds of which were opioid painkillers. Continuing abuse and addiction issues are not only fueling overdoses, the painkillers (including ones like […]

Antidepressants and Painkillers May Cause Someone to Commit Murder

Antidepressants and Painkillers May Cause Someone to Commit Murder

According to a new study, people who take antidepressants and painkillers could have an increased the risk of committing murder by up to 200 percent. Antidepressants have been thought to be associated with the committing of crimes, such as homicide, suicide, and, in some instances, high-profile shootings. Dr. Jari Tiihone, a professor of psychiatry at the Karolinsksa Institutet in […]