False narratives about drug addiction and policies that are not supported by research are deepening the overdose epidemic in the US.
Sept. 16, 2021 • ~11 min
The multibillion-dollar settlement will trigger the release of troves of documents that may shine new light on what caused the opioid crisis.
Sept. 1, 2021 • ~10 min
Opioid lawsuit payout plans overlook a vital need: pain management care and research focused on smarter use of addictive drugs
Ending the opioid epidemic requires addressing not only treatment gaps in addiction and overdose, but also inadequate pain management.
Aug. 20, 2021 • ~9 min
Firefighters are hailed as heroes and pillars of strength, bravery and courage. But the daily stressors and traumas of their jobs take a heavy emotional toll that largely goes unnoticed by the public.
Aug. 13, 2021 • ~10 min
While the COVID-19 pandemic raged on, the opioid epidemic got worse as drug overdose deaths soared. New research proposes a way to chemically modify opioids to reduce the risk of addiction.
July 16, 2021 • ~8 min
The start of one new public health crisis didn't mean the end of another.
June 14, 2021 • ~8 min