Addiction

Two Georgia brothers plea guilty to brutally attacking their parents. The parents survived, forgave their sons and asked the judge for leniency.

During Friday's edition on NewsOne Now, Jerrold Winter, Ph.D, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of New York at Buffalo spoke with Roland Martin about pain management, opioid dependence and the true meaning of addition.

The source, who is unnamed, said it is not clear if the opioid "caused or contributed to the musician's death."

Attorney William Mauzy confirmed that Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based specialist and a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was contacted by representatives for the entertainer who said Prince "was dealing with a grave medical emergency." Mauzy works with the Kornfeld family.

NEW YORK (AP) — Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation’s second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse. SEE ALSO: Sensenbrenner Slurs First Lady Instead of Addressing Issues The new pills contain the highly addictive painkiller hydrocodone, packing […]