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How to Prevent Overdose Deaths -- and How Not To Sep. 02, 2018

Steve Chapman

In the next 24 hours, we can expect that some 200 Americans will die of drug overdoses. The relentle... Read More

How Many Times Must We Save People Who Overdose? Jul. 12, 2018

Froma Harrop

A deeply humane friend recently suggested that medics stop saving people on their third opioid overd... Read More

Overdose Deaths Are the Product of Drug Prohibition Apr. 12, 2018

Steve Chapman

During Prohibition, drinkers never knew what they would get when they set out to slake their thirst.... Read More

A Bold Remedy for Overdose Deaths Apr. 27, 2017

Steve Chapman

Addiction to opioids is hazardous to your health. To most people, this may sound like an obvious and... Read More

America's Heroin Epidemic Just Got More Deadly Sep. 10, 2016

Diane Dimond

It is an opioid that's 10,000 times more potent than morphine. A minuscule dose, no bigger than a sn... Read More