All the talk of community naloxone programs saving lives from drug overdose might leave people in states with no such programs feeling locked out of...
In Tennessee, 26-year-old Mallory Loyola, a meth addict, recently became the first person arrested under a new state law that classifies taking illegal drugs while pregnant as an assault. Instead of recovering from childbirth and receiving proper medical care, Loyola was hauled off to jail.
Ever since that day almost eight years ago, I have sought to come from this centered "I" -- with honesty, quiet bravery and ever-growing self-love. As I have learned to come from this source of me flowing always towards myself, I no longer judge me, I no longer see myself as "other."
It's time for governments, cancer organizations, and the cancer industry to devote their resources primarily to immunotherapy and give it urgent priority.
As we put my father into the ground, something deep inside of me exploded and changed me in ways that I still don't understand. You will never have to worry about me ever again, I thought to my father. You will never have to worry about me again.
Sometimes we need to be cheered on. Other times we need tissues. And yet other moments call for something from our figurative toolbox. Right, parents? Let me help you in every possible way by letting you know that your teens too need these three magic responses from you.
I had a great epiphany on the train last week which was that I'm beginning to see hacking not merely as cracking codes, or as Richard Stallman says "playful cleverness", but as man's will to deconstruct things in order to rebuild them into something better.
Whenever someone tells you that the modern economy makes people miserable and that people felt just as happy generations ago, ask the following questi...
This is part one of my three-day diary on filming my currently untitled history of hacking documentary at the Hackers On Planet Earth X (HOPE X) Convention hosted by the legendary 2600 Hacker Quarterly.
A lot of attention Post-Snowden has been paid to what the NSA does-- vacuum up emails, listen in on Skype chats and so forth. Too little attention has been devoted to what is done with the information NSA collects.
Opioid maintenance therapy, or using a legal opiate to reduce a person's urge to take illicit drugs, has long generated controversy.
by Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Center for Health Research My friend Barry just got out of the hospital, four months after having an a...
I first started working as a dominatrix when I was in my twenties. I'm sure there's an old adage: When the money's easy, there's a catch. There was.
As soon as domestic US politics allow leaders to conclude, confidently, that the War on Drugs is no longer a vote-winner, US power will begin transforming the international scene more rapidly.
It's against the law to buy $28 billion of cocaine and it's against the law to hire illegal immigrants to pick our crops, but we do both. It's time to face the reality that we've caused the border crisis.
It is time for a new approach, one that treats addiction as a health problem, not a criminal one, and invests in education instead of incarceration. We have a long, long way to go. But at least that journey has started.