HEROIN

Drugs

The Doctor Treating Heroin Addiction With Heroin

Dr. Christian Plattner wants to encourage more medical specialists to use diamorphine to treat severe addictions.
Lidia Polito
3 days ago
Drugs

A Massive Underground Drug Tunnel to Mexico Was Found Underneath an Abandoned KFC

Feds stumbled upon the underground passageway after cops busted the building's owner with meth, coke, heroin, and fentanyl.
Drew Schwartz
8.24.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

An Unladylike Article About Addiction

Substance abuse is at odds with what's expected of women. But here I am, a woman in rehab, facing how addiction challenges everything that's ever been expected of me.
Hannah Brooks
8.17.18
Drugs

My Father Died, And Then I Fell in Love With Heroin

When my dad passed away, anything good-intentioned, selfless or purposeful in me died along with him.
Emily J. Sullivan
8.14.18
Harm Reduction

Does Smoking Heroin Really Cause Brain Damage?

Recent reports that smoking heroin (and an associated risk of brain damage) is increasing among young people aren't looking at the full picture.
Troy Farah
8.11.18
Opioid Crisis

The number of babies born to opioid-addicted mothers has skyrocketed in the last 2 decades

It's more than quadrupled.
Carter Sherman
8.11.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Welcome to Rehab

“I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use because if I don’t, I will die.”
Hannah Brooks
8.3.18
Drugs

How to Beat a Drug Test, According to Experts

Some of the detoxifying drinks may work.
Seth Ferranti
8.1.18
Drugs

The Former Home of Heroin Has Become a Luxury Rehab Hub

Chiang Mai used to be at the centre of the Golden Triangle; now, it's full of facilities offering £8,000 rehab packages.
Robyn Wilson
7.18.18
true crime

These Rogue Foreigners Ruled the Streets of 1930s Shanghai

Gambling, drugs, you name it. "There was so much money being made that there wasn't a need to kill a lot of people."
Seth Ferranti
6.22.18
Culture

Can People Who Had a Drug Addiction Ever Drink Alcohol?

We looked into the concept of "once an addict, always an addict."
Zachary Siegel
6.18.18
Opioids

An Opioid Popularized by a Nazi Doctor Is Ravaging Africa

The former director of the drug enforcement agency in Nigeria estimated in 2016 that seven in ten boys were using the drug.
Ben Westhoff
5.18.18