December 5, 2018

Is America Ready For Prescription Heroin?

Source: NPR In some countries, doctors prescribe medical-grade heroin to patients with long-term addiction. Could it ever happen the U.S.? A new report from RAND Corporation outlines the pros and cons.(Image credit: picture alliance/picture alliance via Getty Image)

November 15, 2018

FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes To Fight Teen Smoking

Source: NPR In its latest effort to curb smoking by young people, the FDA wants to outlaw menthol cigarettes. The agency would also restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to reduce youth addiction to nicotine.(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

November 5, 2018

Can’t Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind

Source: NPR There could be an upside to your phone addiction. Games like Tetris can reduce anxiety, according to new research. So if you’ve got Election Day jitters, go ahead and launch that app.(Image credit: Mary Mathis/NPR)

October 30, 2018

CDC director calls on Fortune 500 companies to hire people in recovery

Source: CBS News Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks to “CBS This Morning” co-host John Dickerson about the role he believes Fortune 500 companies should play in helping people who are recovering from drug addiction. Read Full Article