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US: Fighting for drug-free communities

US: Fighting for drug-free communities

Families across the country are affected by the dangers of substance abuse and dependency. President Donald J. Trump’s was no different. “I had a brother who had a really big alcohol problem,” the President said from ...

Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

In a novel experiment, doctors got a letter from the medical examiner's office telling them of their patient's fatal overdose. The response: They started prescribing fewer opioids. Other doctors, whose patients also overdosed, didn't get letters. ...

Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

U.S. health officials are eliminating special regulations for gene therapy experiments, saying that what was once exotic science is quickly becoming an established form of medical care with no extraordinary risks. A special National Institutes of ...