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Zohydro: The FDA-Approved Prescription for Addiction

Andrew Kolodny, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Science
Andrew Kolodny, M.D.

In a few weeks, a powerful new opioid painkiller called Zohydro is expected to hit the market. Zohydro's easily crushed capsules will contain up to 50 milligrams of pure hydrocodone, 10 times more hydrocodone than a regular Vicodin. One capsule will pack enough to kill a child.

#GivingTuesday Gives More Than Money

Allison Fine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Allison Fine

Of course, giving a donation is critically important and when we can we should. However, it's not the only way to give. #GivingTuesday is also a vibrant mosaic for interesting ways to donate ideas and compassion. Here are three examples:

A Prayer for the Planet: Chatting With DJ Logic Plus Nikka Costa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Prayer For The Planet, DJ Logic's latest album, is a collaboration with Jason Miles, his partner, and also Falguni Shah.

DJ AM Memorial Fund Donates To Help Struggling Teen Addicts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Adam Goldstein, known as DJ AM, was a regular on the Hollywood scene whose his talent on the turn tables catapulted him into the spotlight. In 2009, h...

Glassybaby Candles Light Up New York Charity Scene

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

During her seven-year battle with lung cancer, Lee Rhodes was moved by the struggles of the patients sitting alongside her in the waiting rooms. Many ...

Beyonce In Brooklyn, Opens Cosmetology Center

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The president of Brooklyn has declared Beyonce an official Brooklynite. Borough President Marty Markowitz said Beyonce is a Brooklyn...

Phoenix House Helps Troubled Teens Rise From The Ashes With Music

Kara DioGuardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kara DioGuardi

As I've seen how music has changed my life and that of others, I'm energized and want to do more. I believe music can build self-esteem and deal with problems relating to anxiety and depression - which often underlie substance abuse.