The Grace, Joys, and Sadnesses of 'Roma'
Plus, some upsetting new information about the way Oxycontin was marketed.
What an Addiction Doctor Wants You to Know About Treating Addiction
Some advice on how best to support your loved ones.
How Corrupt Rehab Facilities Cash in on Relapses
A sober home owner explains the dark side of the recovery industry.
Facebook Needs to Do More to Stop the Online Opioid Market, Says FDA Chief
Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, called on social media sites and internet service providers to crack down on the online drug trade.
It Doesn't Take a Genius to Solve the Opioid Crisis
Solutions to this deadly disaster are clear, and America needs a new coalition to address it—maybe even one that includes Kellyanne "Alternative Facts" Conway.
A Bill That Would Save Lives in Pennsylvania Probably Won't Pass
Needle exchanges are proven to be effective. So why is it still such a challenge to fund them?
America's Latest Drug Epidemic Is Weirdly Nonviolent
The 70s heroin wave and 80s crack crisis each saw major gun violence, including huge numbers of murders. Not so much with the current opioid epidemic.
Needle Exchanges Are Busier Than Ever Thanks to the Opioid Crisis
Demand has doubled at what is commonly referred to as the largest open-air heroin market on the East Coast.
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Safe Injection Sites Weren’t Enough to Spare Vancouver from the Opioid Epidemic
Vancouver took a harm reduction strategy early on, but there’s still more work to be done, according to Mayor Gregor Robertson.
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The Government Is Making it Harder to Prevent Drug Overdoses
The antidote drug naloxone should be as easy to get as Tylenol, but in most states it's not, per a new report.
America's Opioid Epidemic Is Destroying the Rainforest
Narco-deforestation has been a long recognized phenomenon, but a growing heroin market is adding extra strain.
Can Weed Cure America’s Opioid Epidemic?
The verdict is still out on what role medical marijuana can play in curbing America’s opioid epidemic.