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You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

You Can’t Overdose on Fentanyl by Touching It

The opioid isn't easily absorbed through the skin, no matter what viral headlines say.
Maia Szalavitz
3.21.18
Unites States of Addiction
Unites States of Addiction

The Maker of OxyContin Is Funding Efforts to Fight Addiction: Is It ‘Blood Money’ or Charity?

Purdue Pharma, whose top-selling painkiller, OxyContin, helped fuel the opioid epidemic, now wants to help treat it—or at least salvage its own reputation.
Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
3.15.18
kratom
kratom

People Are Worried That the FDA Is Trying to Ban Kratom

The DEA proposed banning kratom in 2016 but backed off following massive public pressure. Instead, it asked the FDA to conduct a formal scientific evaluation.
Jesse Hicks
3.13.18
Transformations
Transformations

My Addictions Defined Me Before I Got Sober

I am not Liv, the addict. I'm just Liv.
Michelle Malia
3.2.18
The High Life
The High Life

There's No Such Thing as a Weed Hangover

Most of the time, the effects should be long gone after about eight hours.
Mike Darling
2.22.18
addiction
addiction

Running Might Be an Effective Way to Help Smokers Quit

This new quit-smoking technique has a higher success rate.
Maggie Puniewska
2.15.18
addiction
addiction

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half

The state tried to get as many people as possible to start anti-addiction medications while they were inside.
Maia Szalavitz
2.14.18
The High Life
The High Life

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Smoking Weed

Can you actually get addicted to marijuana? Is vaping better than smoking? We answered all your most burning questions.
Eric Spitznagel
2.9.18
addiction
addiction

The FDA Called Kratom an Opioid, Which Is Pretty Misleading

Opioids are, by definition, compounds that interact with opioid receptors; that doesn't make them good or bad.
Jesse Hicks
2.8.18
addiction
addiction

People Are Taking a Date Rape Drug Recreationally and Getting Addicted

There's no hangover with GHB, so things go off the rails fast.
Philippus Zandstra
2.8.18
mental health
mental health

Being Violent Against Others Can Also Give You PTSD

"This raises huge issues for the future mental states of many young people."
Grace Robinson
2.2.18
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

How Your Social Life Changes if You Give Up Drinking

As you can imagine, sobriety drastically altered my turn up.
Claire Gillespie
2.1.18