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Bayes’ Theorem and Addiction

When we have enough data, we should reason from cause to effect, but...

What’s Up in Tennessee?

Tennessee, like the rest of the country, is having an opioid epidemic. But...

The Story of Addiction

The story of addiction in America could start at any point and any place,...

The “Mystery” of Rising Deaths in White Women

The Washington Post recently published a piece that provides mere taste in...

Calculating Costs

When I was a kid, calculating costs was easy. I made $5 a day working in my...

The Truth About Cutting Drug Use Rates

A recent article on truth-out.org has an interesting title, “Portugal...

Abstinent From What?

A recent conversation with colleagues has raised the issue for me of what we...

Mardi Gras and Addiction

It happens every year: Mardi Gras rolls around and peoples’...

What If We Could Cure Addiction?

Today, we can’t cure addiction. It has great treatment, don’t...

The 100-Patient Limit

On Capitol Hill, 2014 was the year of the opioid epidemic. I heard that from...