The Italian Mob Is Peddling Pills to ISIS
California: We’ll Pay for You to Test Your Dope
Health officials are combating the rise of the synthetic opioid fentanyl with a bold but controversial policy: paying for test strips so users can check their stash.
New Plan to Fight Opioids: Treat Big Pharma Like Big Tobacco
Cities and communities staggering from the opioid crisis want to force pharmaceutical companies to help clean up the drug addiction mess.
We Can’t Measure Pain. Is That Fueling the Opioid Crisis?
Researchers are trying to invent a machine to quantify pain, but is it realistic?
A Toothy Problem
Are Kids Getting Exposed to Opioids From Routine Surgery?
Luckily, there’s a non-opioid substitute that might help. But will dentists adopt it?
SCIENCE OF PAIN
Could LSD Be the Right Prescription for the Terminally Ill?
Opiates are the drugs of choice in battling pain in the terminally ill, but opiates render such patients dull and unresponsive. Hallucinogens could well offer a better path.
Key Republican Senators Balk at Opioid Funding Bill
Congressional Democrats want $45 billion for the epidemic. The Trump administration is open to it. But GOP lawmakers aren’t yet on board.
John Oliver Hopes Jared Kushner Gets Indicted
‘Please let it be Jared!’ he exclaimed.