Addiction

Newly released prisoners face greater risk of opioid overdose

Within the first two weeks of release from Victorian prisons, people are at greater risk of both fatal and non-fatal opioid overdose. The authors of research published today by the Medical Journal of Australia have called ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Concerns grow as cholera spreads through Haiti's prisons

A nonprofit organization on Tuesday called on Haiti's government to release certain inmates amid a swift rise in cholera cases throughout the country's severely crowded prison system and dwindling supplies of clean water.

page 1 from 22