opioids

All That Bubble Tea Is Clogging Up Your Colon

The human body: An inspiring biological work of art? Or a meaty sack of germs and fluids? Either way, there’s still a lot we don’t…

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

I’m relatively certain that inhaling secondhand fentanyl smoke won’t kill me, but nonetheless I pull my car into a leafy rest stop after realizing it’s…

My Three Months on Kratom, the ‘Miracle Drug’ for Bodybuilders and Opiate Addicts

I first caught wind of kratom back in 2016, when filmmaker Chris Bell told me at that year’s Olympia Fitness and Performance Expo in Las…

The Subreddit Where Opioid Addicts Commiserate, Try to Get Clean and/or Brag About Their Stash

Some hobbies require a bit more discretion than Facebook and Instagram can provide. Such is the case with the subreddit r/Opiates, which has more than…