united states of addiction

What's the Holdup on the Heroin Vaccine?

He was supposed to fly to see his parents for Christmas break. He never made it on the plane. By the time they found him in his dorm, he was gone.
Arielle Pardes
6.22.17
Money

Drake’s Favorite Lawyer Wants to Change the World With $2 Bills

Bankruptcy lawyer Steve Reisman has spent the last decade giving away "thousands upon thousands upon thousands" of $2 bills.
Arielle Pardes
6.12.17
Work

The Scientific and Personal Benefits of Quitting Your Job

You'll be totally stress-free until you look at your bank account.
Arielle Pardes
2.15.17
immigration

The International Students Who Feel Trapped by Trump's Travel Ban

"I've had to put my entire PhD on hold because of this."
Arielle Pardes
2.1.17
politics

Melania Trump Will Be First Lady Whether She Likes It or Not

The woman who literally wrote the book on first ladies explains why Donald's wife can't get out of performing some old-fashioned duties.
Arielle Pardes
1.20.17
Sex

There's No Such Thing As a Sex Addiction

The experts want to set the record straight.
Arielle Pardes
12.14.16
Stuff

Can You Get Fired for Smoking Legal Weed?

Recreational marijuana is now legal in eight states; medical marijuana in 28. So what happens if you fail a drug test?
Arielle Pardes
11.22.16
anxiety

A Neuroscientist Explains Why Your Brain Is So Anxious All the Time

Our brains evolved to be on alert for threats. It's just that now, with so many things to worry about, we're constantly worried.
Arielle Pardes
8.3.16
Digital Immigrant

The Technology Helping Undocumented Immigrants Avoid the Police

For some users, these services are a way to avoid traffic. But for undocumented immigrants, knowing where the police are and how to avoid them is just part of daily survival.
Arielle Pardes
7.21.16
Stuff

Millennials Explain Why They Moved Back in with Their Parents

"I just can't stomach paying $1,400 to live in a room when I could live in a house for free."
Arielle Pardes
6.30.16
Stuff

The Way to Make America Great Again Is to Be More Like Scandinavia

A British politician summed it up perfectly when he said, "If you want the American dream, go to Finland."
Arielle Pardes
6.28.16
Stuff

Why Your First Job Out of College Always Sucks

Millennials are entering the workplace, then looking for ways to get the hell out of the workplace.
Arielle Pardes
6.17.16
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