Housing First provides homes to the homeless, without tying eligibility to completion of programs for substance abuse.
Led by people living in recovery or still facing addiction—along with family members whose loved ones died from overdoses—the movement is becoming increasingly organized.
GOP moderates and conservatives continue to disagree over the proposed Senate health care legislation.
The proposal crafted by Republican senators has many critics and few outspoken fans on Capitol Hill, and prospects for changing that are uncertain.
This episode deals with the incalculable human and financial costs of America's opioid addiction epidemic. (Pictured: Hedges, right, with the best friend of a young woman who fatally overdosed.)
To prevent future tragedies, the Drug Policy Alliance has created a comprehensive plan that involves treatment and strategies for reducing criminalization.
The Pharma-driven opioid epidemic may be as big a con as the mortgage housing bubble collapse.
In the course of writing her new book, “Vagina: A New Biography,” author and activist Naomi Wolf discovered research in neuroscience that strongly suggests that “the vagina is not just a sex organ at all, but a powerful mediator of female confidence, creativity and the sense of the connections between things.”