Aug. 4, 2017

Meet the writers of ‘The Dregs,’ a moving detective comic about drug addiction and homelessness

Their four-issue standalone series — at turns gritty and surreal — is being collected for a new trade paperback release.

June 19, 2017

Carrie Fisher autopsy toxicology results released

Her toxicology screening tested positive for several different drugs.
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Feb. 25, 2017

The rate of overdose deaths in the US has more than doubled since 1999

The rate of fatal overdoses is on the rise.
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Oct. 7, 2016

What one recovering addict is doing to stop Moschino from glamorizing drug use

The pill-themed clothes first appeared on the runway at Paris Fashion Week.
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Aug. 11, 2016
April 22, 2016

Prince's Autopsy Has Been Completed — Here's What We Know

"There were no obvious signs of trauma on the body."

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April 21, 2016

How Did Chyna Die? Drug Overdose Reportedly Being Investigated After Wrestler's Death

Here's what we know about the cause of Chyna's death.
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April 20, 2016

White Americans' Life Expectancy Is Dropping for One Shocking Reason

The findings are "very unusual," according to one statistician.
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April 5, 2016

What Is Fentanyl? The Powerful Painkiller Causing a Spike in Overdoses in the US

Is fentanyl the next awful chapter of the opioid epidemic?
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March 31, 2016

Why You Really, Really Shouldn't Be Taking Illegal Prescription Painkillers

Counterfeit fentanyl is causing a rash of overdoses in California.
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March 24, 2016

West Virginia Will Become the Latest State to Drug Test Welfare Applicants

All evidence suggests this will be a disaster.

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Dec. 8, 2015

A New Breakthrough Will Change The Way You Take Ibuprofen

Rejoice! Your hangover might get significantly easier to manage.
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Nov. 5, 2015
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Oct. 14, 2015
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Sept. 21, 2015

A Hedge Fund Manager Acquired a Drug Patent. Overnight, Prices Went Up by 5,000%

CEO: "It really doesn't make any sense to get any criticism for this."

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March 26, 2015

Christie Christie Calling Marijuana Tax "Blood Money" Isn't Just Wrong — It's Dangerous

He's on the wrong side of history, science and common sense.
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Nov. 4, 2014
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May 19, 2014

Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People in 2012 Alone – Here's What the Data Shows About Marijuana

Marijuana is a dangerous drug that leads to serious health problems, right?
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Jan. 21, 2014

What Makes You Happy — In One Infographic

A visual explainer of why you feel the way you do.

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Jan. 8, 2014

This One Graphic Shows All the People Who Have Died From Marijuana Overdoses

The first comprehensive collection of data shows the exact toll.
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Dec. 10, 2013

5 Things More Likely to Kill You Than Marijuana

Spoiler alert: no one's died from smoking marijuana before.
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Dec. 4, 2013
Sept. 23, 2013

Plan B: A Win For Women’s Reproductive Rights

The morning-after pill has finally become an over-the-couter drug, after being a prescription-only drug for under 17-year-olds.
July 12, 2013

More Women in the U.S. Die By Overdose Than From Cervical Cancer

Doctor's drugs might be the most dangerous part of your mom's life and here's what you can do to change that.

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May 25, 2013

Judge Michael Cook: Illinois Judge Charged In Drug Ring Proclaims, 'Bad Is My Middle Name'

Illinois St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook plead not guilty to charges of heroin and gun possession. This arrest is a part of a federal investigation involving the FBI and DEA.
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May 8, 2013

The American Psychiatric Association's New ADHD Rules Are Flirting With Disaster

The American Psychiatric Association is publishing a new text redefining ADHD this month. This development is a disaster both for medicine, our children, and society.
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May 6, 2013

Suicide Rate Among Middle-Aged Adults Increases By 28 Percent

What is to blame for this stunning increase?
April 25, 2013

'Oxyana' Movie: Director Sean Dunne Discusses Documentary On West Virginia Drug Epidemic

Sean Dunne, director of the Tribeca documentary, chats with PolicyMic about making the film and the prescription drug epidemic in West Virginia.