I didn’t really know what was wrong with me until I—a 42-year-old professor!—was sitting in a seminar about major depression and its consequences.
Essentially, we’ve begun a new discussion about harm reduction and substance abuse. Do we stick with prohibition, or move towards legalization and harm reduction?
The Public's Health: There ARE clear public health benefits. But balancing the pros and the cons can get hazy.
More than 3 million Americans are infected with the Hepatitis C virus, and half of them don’t even realize it. You could be one of them.
Retailers in a tiny Nebraska town sell more than 4 million cans of beer a year to Indians on a nearby reservation, where alcohol is prohibited.
Given that the public health community is so serious about cracking down on smoking, one might wonder if we should consider a more efficient approach: a vaccine against nicotine addiction.