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Why Dentists Write Too Many Scripts May 27, 2016 |

Elliot Hersh of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted about the dangers of dentists overprescribing opioids.

FDA Approves Novel Form of Addiction Treatment: A 6-month Implant May 27, 2016 |

Kyle Kampman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the benefit of an implanted drug to help treat opioid addiction.

Game of Thrones Season 6: Greyscale, Diagnosed and Explained May 25, 2016 | Vox

Jules Lipoff of the Perelman School of Medicine shares an explanation of greyscale as depicted on the show “Game of Thrones.”

A Deadlier Drug: Doctors Suspect W-18 Is Spiking Overdoses May 24, 2016 |

Jeanmaire Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a synthetic opioid W-18.

Neighborhoods Can Shape Success – Down to the Level of a City Block May 23, 2016 | Atlantic

Therese Richmond of the School of Nursing for working on a report about how neighborhoods can shape success and health.