Emily SullivanNovember 19, 2018 01:59 PM
Florida Sues Walgreens, CVS For Alleged Role In Opioid CrisisState Attorney General Pam Bondi's office announced Friday that it had added the drugstore chains to a lawsuit filed in May against opioid distributors and manufacturers.
Erin BlakemoreNovember 9, 2018 11:49 AM
Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis?New research highlights the link between childhood trauma and mental illness and addiction in adulthood, leading some researchers to call it an issue as pressing as any infectious disease.
Jason TureskyNovember 8, 2018 05:02 PM
FDA Approves Drug 10 Times More Powerful Than FentanylMedical ethicist Art Caplan discussed a new drug that the FDA has approved that's 10 times more powerful than fentanyl.
Adam ReillyNovember 2, 2018 06:05 PM
On Opioids, Baker And Gonzalez Have Starkly Different TakesThe incumbent says Massachusetts is on the right track. His challenger disagrees.
Nina FeldmanOctober 29, 2018 12:57 PM
Opioid Antidote Can Save Lives, But Deciding When To Use It Can Be ChallengingPublic health officials says it's simple to save the lives of people experiencing an opioid overdose: Give an antidote. But for a bystander, that intervention can be daunting.
Sarah McCammonOctober 24, 2018 07:22 AM
Knocking On Doors To Get Opioid Overdose Survivors Into TreatmentWithin days of an OD from opioids or other drugs, users in Huntington, W.Va., are visited by a quick-response team at home, the hospital or in jail. Reversing an OD is just recovery's first step.
Bobby AllynOctober 10, 2018 04:57 PM
'Come And Arrest Me': Former Pa. Governor Defies Justice Department On Safe InjectionA nonprofit in Philadelphia is making plans to open a supervised drug injection site — which is against the law. Their response to justice department threats of a crackdown? "Bring it on."
Jake HarperOctober 5, 2018 01:58 PM
Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For SuboxoneThis medicine to treat opioid addiction is hard to come by — only a fraction of doctors are approved to prescribe it. So some people trying to quit a heroin habit turn to a black market for help.
Mark HerzOctober 2, 2018 09:46 PM
City Council Stresses Urgency For Long Island Bridge To Combat Opioid CrisisThe Boston City Council discussed ways to find common ground with Quincy over the Long Island Bridge project.