Painkiller: A History of Crisis

How the Law Should Handle the Opioid Epidemic

March 23, 2020


While the opioid epidemic has had a devastating impact on American families, there is some hope that the future is bright.

The Future of Pain Care: CBD, CBT, and National Strategies

March 19, 2020


In the final segment of the series, experts look ahead to how pain management will grow to treat the millions of burdened Americans.

The Balancing Act of Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

March 16, 2020


In part 4 of our series, guideline authors and researchers relay the particularities of guiding and regulating the spread of still-necessary painkiller prescriptions.

The 3 Waves of the Opioid Epidemic

March 12, 2020


In part 3 of Painkiller: A History of Crisis, we explore the data behind the 3 waves of the opioid epidemic.

A Perfect Storm of Missteps Brought the Opioid Epidemic

March 09, 2020


In part 2, experts discuss how the public health crisis has reached a third decade, and what plans are to combat addiction problems.

The Defining Moments of the Opioid Epidemic

March 05, 2020


Part 1 of the feature series includes a conversation with Anna Lembke, MD, on the most impactful players and products of the 30-year crisis.

Introducing Painkiller: A History of Crisis

March 01, 2020


The expert-led narrative series will seek to answer when and how the development of opioids led to a public health crisis.