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WARNING When Taking This Medication

Did you know that the average American fills approximately 12 prescriptions a year? Most of us have medicine cabinets filled with orange plastic bottles that read: Warning- Do not operate heavy machinery or drive while taking this medication. Warning labels are...

A Billion-dollar Band-Aid

Day after day, countless headlines tell stories about lives tragically cut short by opioids. The problem of prescription drug abuse and overdose is complex and multi-faceted. In addition to the overwhelming number of overdoses, destroyed lives and broken...

A Timely Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Time. Money cannot buy it. All things require it. Nothing can stop the flow of it, and time once past cannot be brought back. There are countless sayings about time: "there is no time like the present," "you're running out of time," "not enough hours in...

April the Giraffe: A Live Stream Solution for the Opioid Epidemic

In April 2015, approximately 4 million viewers hovered over their laptops and smart devices to witness Katie the Giraffe give birth to her calf, Kipenzi, during the world’s first live stream giraffe birth. Katie’s popularity paved the way for the live...

Drugs, Fried Chicken, and the Occasional Coke: The Power of Dopamine

Temptation is a funny thing. Have you ever passed a KFC while driving and been overtaken by the smell of deep-fried chicken deliciously encased in fat? Better yet, perhaps a Burger King or McDonalds? Every neuron in your brain directs you to divert course, enter the...