Posted on · Economists tracking federal mortality data say the opioid crisis is undercutting the productivity of people in their prime working years — 30s and 40s
Posted on · Travis County is following the example set by Harris, and filling a lawsuit against major pharmaceutical companies
Posted on · According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 100 people die each day in the United States as a result of an opioid overdose
Posted on · President Trump declared a public health emergency to deal with the opioid epidemic Thursday, freeing up some resources for treatment.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn what a new crisis declaration could mean for the fight against opioids in Houston. Horticulturist Linda Gay answers your gardening questions. And we learn about a ghost town of sorts in Greater Houston called Moonshine Hill.
Posted on · President Trump called the opioid crisis in the United States a national emergency last week, and Texas has joined a coalition of states to investigate...
Posted on · Is it getting harder to breathe around here? According to Environment Texas, the number of days Houston experienced unhealthy levels of ozone increased from 101 in 2015 to 106 last year. But that momentary snapshot may miss the bigger picture: the air quality in Houston is much improved from what it was years ago. On […]
Posted on · While more information comes out about musician Prince's death, new research is coming out on alternatives to help stem the opioid crisis
Posted on · Almost like a drumbeat, Houstonians know – and love to repeat – the notion that we are the "most diverse city in America." And Dr. Stephen Klineberg, co-founder of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, says that's correct. And that might be enough to give Houstonians with civic pride a case of […]
Posted on · Organizers say the goal is to dispose of drugs safely and to keep them out of the hands of kids.
Posted on · A drug called Naloxone is being made available over the counter in Texas. The drug is a nasal spray that helps in the immediate aftermath of an opioid overdose. There’s a Houston medical toxicologist who sees a lot of these overdose cases, and he's worriedly watching those numbers climb. His name is Dr. Spencer Greene, […]