HIV & AIDS

To end HIV epidemic, we must address health disparities

Scientific strides in HIV treatment and prevention have reduced transmissions and HIV-related deaths significantly in the United States in the past two decades. However, despite coordinated national efforts to implement HIV ...

Medical research

Risk factors for opioid relapse differ between men and women

Fatal drug overdoses—two-thirds of which involve opioids—have increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC recently reported that overdose deaths have surged to 81,000 over a 12-month period.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How the Affordable Care Act can keep people out of prison

Many former inmates struggle with mental health and substance use disorders. Appropriate treatment for these illnesses can be what stands between successfully reintegrating into society and returning to a life of crime—and ...