healthcare

Cannabis Industry Demands That the DEA Keep Out of Marijuana Research

A national cannabis trade group is publicly calling for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to keep its hands off…

May 13, 2020

Joe Biden’s Unwelcome Plan to Expand Coerced Treatment and Drug Courts

Presumed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released his “Plan for Black America” on May 4, which discussed some of the…

May 7, 2020

Incarcerated People in Maryland Face Death If We Don’t Act Now

“I am afraid of getting coronavirus. It’s psyching me out a lot, I start to get panicky and think I…

May 6, 2020

NYC Rolls Out Courier System to Deliver Methadone to Isolated Patients

For the 30,000 patients who take methadone every day for opioid use disorder in New York City, one big worry…

April 23, 2020

A Third of Primary Care Docs Deny Efficacy of Gold-Standard Opioid Addiction Meds

The tight leash maintained by the federal government on medications for opioid use disorder (OUD) is finally being loosened in…

April 22, 2020

How the Pandemic Is Restricting Health Options for People Who Use Drugs

For the average non-essential worker, it might feel like the coronavirus has put the world on hold. But for people…

April 22, 2020

Barcelona Data Give Snapshot of COVID-19 Impact on HIV-Positive Queer Men

Research from Spain has provided an initial snapshot into how people living with HIV, and specifically queer men, may be…

April 20, 2020

Fighting the Health Threats of Loneliness as We Flatten the Curve

At publication time, over 97 percent of Americans in 43 states are under mandatory social distancing orders designed to reduce…

April 16, 2020

Pandemic Hits Sexual and Reproductive Health Efforts Worldwide

Children may be less vulnerable to COVID-19, but the pandemic is disrupting their access to sexual and reproductive health worldwide.…

April 14, 2020

Exit Bernie, as the Disaster of Our Healthcare “System” Is Unmasked

Think about this fact: GoFundMe, the leading fundraising platform, reports that one in three of the site’s campaigns is to…

April 9, 2020