Nashville’s Thistle Farms is no ordinary business -- it’s a nonprofit staffed by women who have survived addiction, sexual abuse or trafficking. The organization’s two-year program offers participants housing, free therapy and medical care, as well as opportunities to work…
By John Yang, Leah Nagy
In terms of whether Medicare will cover addiction treatment, the key variable is whether such care is proscribed as medically necessary.
By Philip Moeller
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a man who has made a living crafting high-end suits has found a way to use his talents to give back to the community: by giving donated suits to men recently out…
By Rhana Natour
Faced with a rising national wave of opioid addiction and its consequences, families, law enforcement and political leaders around the nation are linking arms to save souls. But 30 years ago, it was a different story. Ekow Yankah, a Cardozo…
By PBS NewsHour
Gunmen killed six men in Mexico City on Thursday, the latest incidents of violence in Mexico's drug war. Margaret Warner talks to Nicholas Casey, a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal in Mexico City.
Three large-scale attacks in the past few days add to the death toll in Mexico's drug war. Margaret Warner has more.
Question/Comment: Your report on “moral hazard” was really outstanding. Now, try explaining how it increases the cost of health care. Paul Solman: As with any insurance, if you’re covered for your health, you might take more risks than…
NewsHour essayist Anne Taylor Fleming shares some thoughts about rehabilitation following addiction and its effects on families.
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