Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

A stronger case for early substance use prevention

New research linking children’s brain development to neighborhood adversity suggests that efforts to prevent substance use disorders must start early and engage the whole community.

Politics | POLITICS

San Francisco Promotes Illegal Drug Use, Overdose Deaths 'Skyrocket'

San Francisco launched a “bizarre medical experiment” in which the city helps the homeless use illegal drugs. Environmental and urbanization writer Michael Shellenberger notes that since t...

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Holds Promise for Treating Addiction

Vagus nerve stimulation can reduce cravings and may offer a radical new way to break the cycle of addictive behaviors, according to early findings from a preclinical study.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Early Interventions May Prevent Teen Substance Abuse

New research suggests it is never too early to begin interventions to reduce the risk of teen substance abuse. Investigators from the University at Buffalo