Inside the Ongoing Search for the the ‘Perfect’ Painkiller

Even as the country reels from the opioid epidemic, doctors believe the safer, non-addictive future of pain medicine may still lie with opioids themselves

Fentanyl Is So Powerful, Not Even the Doctor Who Invented Narcan Thinks It’s Enough to Save Us

‘The opiate epidemic is really a fentanyl crisis’

Fentanyl Is Exploding — And Heroin Addicts Are Becoming Reliant on a Nasal Spray to Reverse ODs

‘It’s an expensive, powerful drug that lots of poor people are getting hooked on. I had a girl steal from me to get high, then I had to save her life when she went out.‘

What the Hell Is Fentanyl, Anyway — and Why Is It Killing Everyone?

That innocent-looking line of coke may be hiding something a lot more dangerous