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What It’s Like to Be Medicated for Anger

Whenever Alex, a 48-year-old in marketing, received a modicum of criticism from his manager, he’d brood for days on end. “I’d just walking around, seething,”…

What Happens When Your Doctor Is the Addict?

On a frigid February morning in 2005, Dr. Peter Grinspoon was scurrying back from a lecture on cholesterol management when the sight of a Massachusetts…

From Tums to Adderall to Truvada, How Booze and Medications Mix

As a bartender, it’s my job to combine alcohol with various other things (usually just ice, water and different types of booze) to make better,…

New Digital Pill Set to Monitor People Afraid of Being Monitored

In the pantheon of bad ideas, there’s getting involved in a land war in Asia; lighting any part of your body on fire for LOLs;…