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.


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.