We arranged a meeting in Shanghai with a synthetic-drug merchant for our podcast “Painkiller: America’s Fentanyl Crisis.”
We shadowed cartel members in Mexico along every step of the fentanyl supply chain.
The U.S. is conducting clinical trials of deep brain stimulation for opioid addiction, but ethical questions abound.
Hydromorphone, aka "Dilly," is now available to people who aren't ready or able to quit opioids.
Imprecise medical classifications have concealed that the opioid epidemic is somehow even worse than we thought.
A symptom of something broadly wrong in American society.
President Trump has long accused China of not doing enough to take down fentanyl traffickers, so this time China put the sentencing on display.
A special drugs issue of The Lancet says doctors need to protect drug users from politicians who take a punitive approach.
Taking proven medications like buprenorphine and methadone could mean losing their medical licenses.
Labourers are taking counterfeit pills in order to work longer hours.
Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
A Friend Once Warned the Billionaire Behind OxyContin That He "Could Become Pablo Escobar of the New Millennium”
"I hate to say this, but ..." the friend wrote to Richard Sackler in a 2002 email.