July 26, 2019

Walmart and CVS are among the retailers being sued for aiding the spread of opioids

Plaintiffs are seeking billions of dollars in restitution. Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid are among the superstores and chain drugstores named in what will be […]
July 11, 2019

Reefer madness? Study appears to dispel theory of spike in teen marijuana use in states where it’s legal

Fears of a jump in U.S. high school students using marijuana in states where recreational cannabis has been legalized appears to be contradicted by a new […]
June 17, 2019

How opioids invaded America — and are now tightening their grip

After a breakup in 2008, a cousin gave Ashlee Krichmar, then 20, a Percocet. She’d never much liked them in the past — they made her […]
May 28, 2019

Video game addiction now considered a mental health disorder, according to World Health Organization

Too much Fortnite could be an actual problem. The World Health Organization approved its new version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health […]
May 14, 2019

The Hard Facts on Marijuana

Much of the talk about legalizing marijuana seems to happen in an information vacuum. Today I’d like to talk facts about marijuana. Marijuana has been accepted […]
April 29, 2019

The Big Number: 17.6 million Americans suffer from alcoholism

If alcohol is affecting your life and relationships — you find it’s hard to control how much you drink or you depend on alcohol to get […]