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Addressing the opioid crisis: unpacking stigma

See Transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] DAVID LEVIN: You're listening to Harvard Chan: This Week in Health. I'm David Levin. Today, we're talking about stigma and addiction. SHELLY GREENFIELD: Addiction itself doesn't discriminate. It's not about white or black or…

Addressing the opioid crisis: ending over-prescription

See Transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] DAVID LEVIN: You're listening to Harvard Chan, This Week in Health. I'm David Levin. Today, we're talking about how opioid painkillers are being overprescribed and what some health care providers are doing to fix…

Probing public health issues in Massachusetts

Massachusetts may rank as one of the healthiest states in the U.S., but it lags behind countries that are similarly wealthy and industrialized. In a podcast for CommonWealth Magazine, Monica Bharel, MPH ’12, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of…

℞ for an Epidemic

A surge of opioid prescriptions launched an epidemic of substance use disorder in the U.S. Harvard Chan School researchers are piecing together how it happened—and how to stop it from happening again.