Syringes

9.8.17

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?

4.18.17

Drug Needle Vending Machines Are Coming to Las Vegas

America's first clean needle machine could help curb disease among heroin addicts.

7.21.15

Bucharest's Drug-Addicted Roma Are Being Left to Rot

Romania's most oppressed ethnic group is suffering from a drug-fueled HIV epidemic, and nobody gives a damn.

7.15.15

Smart, Self-Destructing Syringes Could Save Millions of Lives

The World Health Organization has called for the global use of single-use syringes by 2020.

2.17.15

Victoria Won’t Be Getting A Safe Injecting Room Anytime Soon

While Sydney's supervised injecting room has been a widely accepted success, the Victorian government still opposes a facility in Melbourne.

12.11.14

200 LED-Infused Syringes Bring Spanish Health Care Policy to Light

The guerrilla art installation is a just the latest in a string of activism from Madrid studio Luzinterruptus.

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11.7.14

Heroin Overdose Treatments in American Prisons Are Dangerously Old-Fashioned

As heroin use surges among the general public, the drug has become a mainstay in the prison system, where the common overdose treatment Naloxone is still hard to come by.