Is Addiction Genetic?

Is Addiction Genetic?

The question of what causes addiction and how to cure it has lead to a persistent and troubling question: is addiction genetic? Answering this question impacts how we treat addiction for medical reasons, but it is also laden with cultural and emotional baggage—the...
The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers

The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers

Just how serious is the American opioid addiction? Here is a look at our opioid addiction crisis on the numbers. About opioids Opioids are a type of drugs. They include heroin, which is illegal, but they are also the legal prescription drugs codeine, fentanyl,...