A Black Immigrant Woman Is Now the Most Powerful Health Official in California
And Nadine Burke Harris is focusing her work on toxic stress.
Live: Ex-Surgeon General Vivek Murthy speaks on the opioid epidemic
The Trump transition
The opioid crisis could get even worse if Trump repeals Obamacare
drugs in america
The surgeon general just told the U.S. how to solve addiction
Reducing the Painkiller Supply Could Make America's Opioid Problem Even Deadlier
We know from a century of prohibition that cutting down the supply of a desired drug tends to encourage stronger, shadier alternatives.
The US Surgeon General Admits Science Is Real, Says Weed Has Medical Benefits
Another Obama administration official acknowledges the absurdity of federal drug policies.
Opinion and Analysis
How Ebola Science Should Guide America's New Ebola Czar
Today, Ron Klain officially starts his job as the country's first Ebola Czar. He may not be a scientist himself, but science should guide his policies.