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Alvin Roth, a Nobel laureate and Stanford faculty member, explains how the economic concept of repugnant markets applies to heroin in the United States.

Alvin Roth, a Nobel laureate and Stanford faculty member, explains how the economic concept of repugnant markets applies to heroin in the United States.

Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.

Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.

In this commentary, Stanford tobacco expert Robert Jackler adds context to the recent decision by JUUL to stop direct social media in the U.S.

In this commentary, Stanford tobacco expert Robert Jackler adds context to the recent decision by JUUL to stop direct social media in the U.S.

During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.

During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.

A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.

A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.

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New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.

New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.

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A new book by Stanford researchersexamines China’s cigarette industry to understand the root causes of our global cigarette epidemic.

A new book by Stanford researchersexamines China’s cigarette industry to understand the root causes of our global cigarette epidemic.

Stanford pain specialist argues for comprehensive and personalized treatments as Congress considers legislation to combat the opioid crisis.

Stanford pain specialist argues for comprehensive and personalized treatments as Congress considers legislation to combat the opioid crisis.

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Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.

Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.

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Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.

Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.

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Scientists review the compliance of pharmacies and tobacco-selling policies, finding that Walgreens is the most likely to sell to minors.

Scientists review the compliance of pharmacies and tobacco-selling policies, finding that Walgreens is the most likely to sell to minors.

Even substantial efforts in reducing opioid addiction, preventing overdoses and providing addiction treatment won't curb the crisis any time soon.

Even substantial efforts in reducing opioid addiction, preventing overdoses and providing addiction treatment won't curb the crisis any time soon.

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