Drug treatment providers in California and elsewhere have relied for decades on abstinence and therapy to treat addicts. In recent years, they’ve turned to medication.
By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
The trajectory of opioid deaths in the United States is trending in the wrong direction, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Biologists have created strains of yeast that can brew morphine from sugar, opening the door for cheaper medicine but also easy-to-make illicit drugs.
By Nsikan Akpan
Forty-six people die every day in the U.S. after overdosing on prescription painkillers, causing some states to crack down. Are tighter laws creating new problems? Judy Woodruff gets views from Bob Twillman of the American Academy of Pain Management and…
By PBS NewsHour
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