December 2, 2021

Fentanyl test: This strip of paper can help prevent a drug overdose – CNN

It’s a little strip of paper not much longer than 2 inches, and it has the potential to prevent a drug overdose. These strips can detect […]
November 16, 2021

A father’s search for justice after his son’s alcohol death at a UCI fraternity party

Dale Domingo counts every day his son Noah is not alive. The 18-year-old was a freshman at UC Irvine and a new fraternity member when he […]
October 7, 2021

Give incarcerated people evidence-based addiction treatment

You don’t need to be a scientist to recognize that incarcerated individuals are disproportionately impacted by epidemics. The health harms from being incarcerated and the underlying […]
September 8, 2021

The pandemic changed the trajectory of America’s overdose and suicide crises

Overdose deaths surged during Covid-19. But suicides declined. What happened? After years of steadily moving in tandem, two of America’s worst public health trends diverged during […]
August 3, 2021

How addicted are people to social media? We found a way to measure it

Just as with smoking, people will pay to have their behavior restricted The average person with Internet access spends 2.5 hours each day on social media, […]
July 12, 2021

It’s time to go back to the doctor’s office. In person this time

There’s no reason to delay any longer I am a primary care doctor who runs our chronic disease and preventive care initiatives at Massachusetts General Hospital, […]