News Archive

July 24, 2018: Leo Beletsky, The Appeal, “A Pennsylvania Man Survived an Overdose Only to Be Charged With Homicide”


July 22, 2018: Jennifer Lea Huer and Wendy E. Parmet, Bill of Health - Harvard Law, “Introduction to “Diseases of Despair: The Role of Policy and Law”


July 16, 2018: Leo Beletsky, CNN, “Drug users on probation can be required to remain drug-free, court rules”


July 16, 2018: Leo Beletsky, WBUR News, “Judges Can Require Drug Users On Probation To Remain Drug-Free, Court Rules”


July 13, 2018: Brook Baker, infojustice , “Wink, Wink:  Pfizer agrees to roll back price hikes


July 12, 2018: Wendy Parmet, The New York Times, “Democrats Overstate Kavanaugh’s Writings on the Affordable Care Act


July 10, 2018: Margo Lindauer, Burlington Free Press, "Domestic violence: How an 'and' instead of an 'or' let man avoid court sanction


July 10, 2018: Aziza Ahmed, Herald Tribune,“MEDICAL Q&A: How medicine has changed since abortion became legal”

July 6, 2018: Brook Baker, infojustice, “Misleading Ab”Use” of Percentages in Drug Price Escalation, infojustice


July 6, 2018: Leo Beletsky, NPR,“With More Opioid Use, People Are More Likely To Get Caught Up In The Justice System”

July 1, 2018: Aziza Ahmed, The New York Times,“Bulwark Against an Abortion Ban? Medical Advances”

June 23, 2018: Leo Beletsky, The Marietta Times,“Needle exchange: Program proposal an attempt to prevent the spread of disease”

June 22, 2018: Leo Beletsky, WHTC,  “Opioid reclassification linked to increase in illegal online sales”

June 13, 2018: Leo Beletsky, Scientific American,“Can Opioid Legislation Make a Dent in the National Epidemic?”

June 13, 2018: Leo Beletsky, EurekAlert,“US painkiller restriction linked to 'significant' increase in illicit online drug trading”

June 6, 2018: Michael Pollastri, Northeastern News,“This Tropical Disease is Second Only to Malaria as a Parasitic Killer.  So Why Haven’t You Heard of it?”


May 11, 2018: Wendy Parmet, Washington Post, Under Trump Proposal, Lawful Immigrants Might Be Inclined To Shun Health Benefits”

May 2, 2018: Leo Beletsky, Yale School of Medicine, “Involuntary Treatment for Substance Use Disorder in the Age of the Opioid Crisis: Ethical, Legal and Patient Care Considerations”

April 30, 2018: Leo Beletsky, COSSA 2018 Policy Conference and Social Science Advocacy Day,“Combatting the Opioid Epidemic Panel”

April 27, 2018: Leo Beletsky, The Week in Health Law,“Diseases of Despair (2) Healthcare Law and Policy” Podcast

April 24, 2018: Emily Spieler,CareForce Travelogues Screening Panel

April 20, 2018: Wendy E. Parmet & Elisabeth Ryan, Health Affairs,New Dangers For Immigrants And The Health Care System

April 20, 2018: Leo Beletsky, The Week in Health Law,“Diseases of Despair” Podcast

April 18, 2018: Leo Beletsky, Kaiser Health News,Surgeon General Wants Naloxone Widely on Hand. Is This feasible?

April 17, 2018: Leo Beletsky, Stat,“Nursing Homes Routinely Refuse People On Addiction Treatment — Which Some Experts Say Is Illegal”

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