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Eating a Ton of Candy Helps Me Stay Sober
No one tells you that a big part of quitting drinking can be incessantly craving sugar.
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The DEA Shares Blame for the Opioid Crisis
The Drug Enforcement Agency's role in the opioid crisis makes clear that law enforcement shouldn't be regulating medicine.
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Doctors and Nurses Addicted to Opioids Are Often Barred from the Most Effective Treatment
Taking proven medications like buprenorphine and methadone could mean losing their medical licenses.
Emma Yasinski, Kaiser Health News
Democrats Are Racing to Look Progressive on Drugs
Sanders and Warren supporting safe injection sites shows how far we've come since the 80s.
Exercise Addiction Is an Underdiagnosed Epidemic
For a long time, my doctors saw only a healthy person who exercised. But I had to learn to be honest with myself about how running was running my life.
America’s Jails Are Pretending the Opioid Crisis Doesn't Exist
Correctional facilities refuse to provide medically assisted treatment for opioid withdrawal and people are dying at alarming rates as a result.
Legit, Safe Places to Inject Heroin Are Closer Than Ever
A tool lots of other countries have tried is suddenly within reach in cities like Philadelphia.
I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years—Then I Ran Into Him on the Street
I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.
An Unprecedented Drop in Overdose Deaths Is Sadly Not Reason to Celebrate
We know that politically, when turning points in crises are identified, both attention and money are drawn away from the issue.
Researchers Find a Promising Treatment for Video Game Addiction
It's about rewiring the gamer's relationship to video games, not abstinence.
Facebook Is Censoring Posts That Could Save Opioid Users' Lives
Facebook appears to be blocking people who warn users about poisonous batches of drugs or who supply materials used to test for fentanyl.
How to Tell Your Doctor You're Using Drugs
“A psychedelic? Why would you do that?” my doctor asked.