Archived articles


The brain on cocaine
Published Jan 18, 2016
Study shows drug's role in cell death, points to possible treatment
Painkiller nation?
Published Oct 22, 2015
School of Public Health study finds that most Americans use painkillers but also see abuse as a serious issue / School of Public Health
Prescription drug abuse
Promising policy solutions
Published Aug 17, 2015
Florida laws show power of policy tools in fight against prescription drug epidemic, researchers say
Joint research
Secondhand high study
Published May 15, 2015
Concentrated exposure to marijuana smoke can cause range of detectable effects for nonsmokers, researchers find / Hopkins Medicine
Pot policy advice
Published May 7, 2015
JHU researchers suggest strategies to keep legal marijuana out of hands of kids / School of Public Health
Doctors report prescribing fewer opioids for pain
Published Dec 9, 2014
Concerns about prescription drug abuse, addiction may affect physicians' prescribing habits, Public Health research suggests / School of Public Health
On drugs
Addiction: Medical condition or 'moral failing'?
Published Oct 1, 2014
Drug addiction viewed more negatively than mental illness, study shows / School of Public Health
A sober plan for Baltimore
Published Sept-Oct 2014
School of Public Health pilots study on EMS treatment of substance abusers / Gazette
Joint research
Alternative medicine?
Published Aug 26, 2014
Prescription drug overdose deaths lower in states with legal medical marijuana, study shows
Pill talk
Clinton urges action on prescription drug abuse
Published May 16, 2014
Former president speaks at School of Public Health town hall meeting