With overdoses at record highs, a veterinary tranquilizer spreading through the U.S. drug supply poses new threatsIt was in the mid-2010s, the researchers heard, when "tranq dope" took off in Philadelphia.
Over 2.5 million students were current users of tobacco products last year, survey shows
About 1 in 8 US high school students -- more than 2 million total -- said they had used tobacco products in the previous 30 days, the vast majority being e-cigarettes, according to results from the 2021 National Youth Tobacco Survey.
Let Empathy Inform Our Approach to Addiction
A public health approach that scraps judgment and stigma can help curb America's addiction crisis.
Telehealth Has Played an Outsized Role Meeting Mental Health Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic
There has been a rapid increase in the use of telehealth thus far into the COVID-19 pandemic for both mental and physical health concerns. While many employer health plans covered telehealth prior to the pandemic, utilization of these services was relatively low, accounting for less than 1% of outpatient visits.