Tag: health care

    A Close Look at Denial of Pain Meds to People Who Use Drugs

    For people who use drugs, accessing prescription pain medication when needed can be a ...

    When You Need to Go to a Hospital, and Private Prison Says You Don’t

    Let’s say you’re incarcerated and have a heart condition. You’re supposed to be see ...

    Handing Out Vapes in Emergency Rooms Could Save Thousands of Lives

    Handing out free vapes in emergency rooms to people who smoke could save thousands ...

    The Private Prisons Industry Is Changing What Constitutes “Food”

    Prisoners in solitary confinement are often served something called Nutraloaf. Imagine taking all the ...

    Utah’s New Law to Authorize MDMA and Psilocybin Therapy

    Utah is the latest state, and a notably conservative one, to authorize some form ...

    My Benzo Withdrawals Induced Delirium, I’ve Come to Understand

    I’ve always enjoyed using benzodiazepines. These depressants—the best known are pharmaceutical brands like Xanax, ...

    Are People Who Smoke Sick? Or Just Unaware of Better Options? 

    When the dangers of cigarette smoking were recognized in the 1950s and ‘60s, physicians ...