opioids

There’s Hope for the Opioid Crisis — But Politics Stands in the Way

America’s other, decades-long epidemic rages on. Here’s what’s blocking a ‘literal life-saver’ in a system that punishes addicts

The Ultimate Kratom Drinking Guide

The controversial herbal supplement has a loyal fanbase, including me — but no one’s exactly sure how to make it taste less like shit

Grandparents Are Raising the Orphans of the Opioid Crisis

Retirees are trading sedans for minivans, moving out of senior communities and searching for work at record numbers — all to cover the new expenses that come with playing mom and dad again

How One Father’s Grief for His Slain Son Became an Exposé on America’s Crippling Opioid Crisis

The directors of Netflix’s true-crime series ‘The Pharmacist’ talk about our hopelessly addictive personalities, the anguish of losing a child and what should happen to the people who unleashed OxyContin into the world