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The opioid crisis is a big issue in New Hampshire –...

Amanda Latimore, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis has hit New Hampshire hard, creating an epidemic of overdoses and addiction-related health issues in the early...

Shouldn’t there be a law against reckless opioid sales? Turns out,...

Nicolas Paul Terry, IUPUI The massive scale of prescription opioid shipments as the ongoing overdose epidemic unfolded has started to come into focus. Drug companies shipped...

What Oklahoma’s opioid settlement means for other states, cities and counties...

Andrew Pollis, Case Western Reserve University Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter recently announced that the state had reached a US$270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma,...

Opioid crisis shows partnering with industry can be bad for public...

Jonathan H. Marks, Pennsylvania State University “Show me the bodies!” someone demanded at the end of my lecture a few years ago. As a scholar of...

How colleges must collaborate to lift up the communities just outside...

Nancy Cantor, Rutgers University Newark and Gordon Gee, West Virginia University From the editors: Universities teach and research, but what impact do they –...

A way around opioids: Target the type of pain for better...

David A. Edwards, Vanderbilt University In the old days, pain was pain, and there was not a lot of differentiating on the best way to...

Is it wrong to ask your doctor for opioids?

Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University More than 42,000 people died in 2016 from an opioid overdose. Forty percent of these deaths involved a prescription...

The opioid epidemic is finally a national emergency – eight years...

Erin Winstanley, West Virginia University “It has been many long, hard, agonizing battles for the last few years and you fought like a warrior every...

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Stephen J. Silvia, American University School of International Service President Donald Trump has made the World Trade Organization a frequent target. Recently, he’s reportedly considering suspending...