Charles Ornstein: Double Dip: Doctors Paid to Advise, Promote Drug Companies That Fund Their ResearchMarch 2014
The conflict of interest between pharmaceuticals and clinical trials.
David Epstein: Cheat Sheet, The Tyson Gay FileFebruary 2014
It’s a fine line for athletes between banned drugs and pseudo-mystical deer antler spray.
Rebecca Solnit: Apologies to MexicoJuly 2012
As narcotraficantes terrorize Mexico with surreal acts of violence, it’s time to reconsider our basic assumptions about the U.S. War on Drugs.
Beautiful FuneralMay 2010
Tonight, you are thinking of heroin, / Of the boy who pulled you to his lips / In a blue room and whispered heroin / So close you could feel it on your face like a cloudburst.
The Meth WhispererDecember 2009
Nick Reding on his book Methland, why newspapers got the meth crisis wrong, and how the “middle of America” will pull itself out of a twenty-five year bust.