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What is fentanyl and why is it behind the deadly surge...

Kavita Babu, UMass Chan Medical School Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax...

The ‘runner’s high’ may result from molecules called cannabinoids – the...

Hilary A. Marusak, Wayne State University Many people have experienced reductions in stress, pain and anxiety and sometimes even...

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...

Why companies file for bankruptcy – and how it protects both...

Lindsey Simon, University of Georgia Reports have emerged that Purdue Pharma is in settlement talks to resolve thousands of federal and state lawsuits over its...

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...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul L....

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,...

Promising new drug for treatment-resistant depression – esketamine

Lee Hoffer, Case Western Reserve University Treatment-resistant depression affects 1 in 3 of the estimated 16.2 million adults in the U.S. who have suffered at...

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What did the Romans ever do for us? They left a...

By Jonathan Bridge, University of Liverpool As all good Monty Python fans know, water technologies feature large in the legacy of benefits left by Roman...