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Opioid Addiction

The Most Fatally Abused Drug Is in Your Medicine Cabinet

Deborah Hersman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah Hersman

National Poison Prevention Week is the perfect time to learn how to prevent opioid painkiller overdose and addiction. Know the facts. According to new National Safety Council public opinion poll, few Americans do.

Chicago Is Holding Big Pharma Accountable for Their Role in Fueling the Rx Opioid Abuse Epidemic

Bechara Choucair, M.D. | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Bechara Choucair, M.D.

We are seeking to hold the pharmaceutical companies who manufacture these drugs accountable for what we now believe was a methodically-executed plan to deceive doctors and patients into over-prescribing opioids.

Five Things Every Young Person Should Know About Drugs and Alcohol

Theodore Caputi | Posted 05.18.2014 | College
Theodore Caputi

New advancements in drug and alcohol prevention, intervention, and treatment programs occur nearly every day. So what does all this mean for teens and college students today? Here's what you need to know.

New York Times Misses Mark on Buprenorphine Drug

Aaron Fox | Posted 01.25.2014 | Health News
Aaron Fox

Rather than disparaging buprenorphine and those who prescribe and use it, we should be embracing this medication and ensuring access to and appropriate use of it.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Joe Putignano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Joe Putignano

The only element of The Wizard of Oz that stood out to me as a boy was the field of red poppies. Did a part of my subconscious internalize this foreshadowing of the devastating journey that I would take through my own poppy field many years later?

Youyoung Lee

Are We Fighting The Wrong War On Drugs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 08.28.2012 | Celebrity

On Feb. 11, 2012, on the eve of the Grammy Awards, Whitney Houston fell asleep in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles and never woke ...