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There’s no such thing as an ‘addictive personality’
Let’s get to know the voice in my head screaming, ‘More, more, more!’
A veteran doctor shares 4 lessons to strengthen US public health
As Baltimore health commissioner, Leana Wen helped tackle measles, rat infestations, and a disparity of resources across communities. Her new book tells how.
Chemists think they’ve found a way to make opioids less addicting
The morphine of the future.
The war on drugs didn’t work. Oregon’s plan might.
Decriminalizing drugs across the board isn’t as wild as it might sound.
Shaming the public into smarter COVID-19 decisions won’t work. This will.
We can’t expect people to avoid risks entirely.
COVID-19 is setting back recovery from opioid addiction
Stress, cancelled support groups, and caps on replacement drugs can all lead to relapse during the pandemic.
Purdue Pharma agrees to pay billions of dollars for the opioid epidemic—and it’s not done yet
The announcement comes two weeks after Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $572 Million to Oklahoma for its role in the epidemic.
Opioid addiction treatment reveals how unfair the healthcare system really is
A new study shows racial disparities in prescriptions.
For many teens, the battle with opioid addiction starts with wisdom teeth
A study suggests dentists are over-prescribing the drugs.
Addictive behavior could trace back to an ancient retrovirus in our DNA
Understanding why some struggle more than others could help us find solutions.