Several Botulism Cases In LA Possibly Linked To Black Tar Heroin UseWound botulism is caused by a germ which gets into a wound and creates a toxin which attacks a body’s nerves and can lead to muscle weakness and even death.
Drop Off Unwanted Prescription Drugs Saturday, No Questions AskedPeople can turn in unwanted or outdated prescription drugs at dozens of drop-off sites across the Southland.
Doctor Warns Of 'Drug Dealer's Dream' Painkiller Made Of Pure HydrocodoneA new opioid painkiller with five to ten times the power of Vicodin has ER doctors worried about a disastrous spike in overdoses and deaths.
Dodgers Pitcher Angel Guzman Suspended 50 Games For Drug AbuseLos Angeles Dodgers pitcher Angel Guzman has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball for a second violation under the minor league drug program for a drug of abuse.
Therapist John Tsilimparis Breaks Down The Facts Of AddictionAddiction therapist John Tsilimparis stopped by KCAL Thursday to talk about Whitney Houston's life-long battle with addiction.
'Oxy Watchdog' Founder Erin Marie Daly Visits KCAL9Erin Marie Daly, the founder of Oxy Watchdog, visited KCAL9 Thursday to share how her brother’s tragic death pushed her into activism.