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Experts can't help noticing that people who are now addicted to opioids are characterized as victims, while crack addicts were labeled as criminals. Is race the reason?
By Dave Roos
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By Dave Roos
What is Jessie's Law, and why might it help the opioid epidemic?
If a beloved family member or friend is in the throes of drug or alcohol addiction, it's very likely that you want to help them. But where do you start?
We know that double cheeseburgers can lead to heart disease and a propensity for sugar to diabetes. But does your love of cigarettes have anything to do with the blues?
Nasal decongestants help many of us get through the workday while we're sick. But why would they be addictive?