December 28, 2021
Structural racism, including lack of access to substance use treatment and discrimination in the criminal justice system, is resulting in a deadly rise in overdoses among people of color. A government study seeks effective interventions.
November 24, 2021
A federal jury in Cleveland, Ohio, found that CVS, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies contributed to the opioid crisis, the first decision of its kind.
October 4, 2021
The nation's biggest name-brand pharmacy chains face a high-profile civil trial beginning Monday in Ohio over their role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.
January 12, 2021
Two health crises will confront President-elect Joe Biden when the Democrat takes office on Jan. 20: the coronavirus pandemic and the opioid epidemic.