Federal prosecutors dust off an ’80s war on drug law to go after Seattle and Philly for trying to save lives.
Zachary Siegel is a master’s degree candidate at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Follow him on Twitter.
Police say Dr. Tamara O’Neal was killed in a domestic dispute that became a rampage, killing a hospital assistant and a police officer.
At a little café in the Greek capital, there’s much to be learned about the opioid epidemic eating away at America.
A new pill that can't be snorted seemed like the way to curb opioid abuse. Instead, the RAND Corporation and Wharton School say it pushed people to use heroin.
Kenny Chatman went from stealing credit-card info to running a clinic that put addicts in a flophouse with no supervision. One is dead, another in serious condition.
Many addicts get their first fix thanks to unsuspecting physicians treating them for pain. This product claims it can predict with 93% accuracy someone’s risk. Too good to be true?
Remote Egg Timer will alert emergency contacts if it detects a user has overdosed. It’s part of a growing harm reduction movement, to keep addicts as safe as possible.
Prince had the money and resources required to recover from opioid addiction, but still couldn’t. What does that mean for the rest of us?
Buprenorphine is proven to help opiate users recover, but stigma and confusion keep addicts from seeking the drug and doctors from prescribing it.
The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.