Today’s Solutions: June 21, 2024

Four science-backed solutions

Four science-backed solutions to address the opioid crisis

During the Covid-19 pandemic, another epidemic has been raging in the US, largely unnoticed: the opioid crisis. As the number of drug overdose deaths reaches a record high in the US, researchers have identified several science-backed actions that could be taken at a federal level, and are indeed Read More...

How AI technology is being use

How AI technology is being used to crack down on illegal online drug sales

In the age of the internet, online drug sales are a major factor in the opioid crisis which kills 130 Americans every day. Now, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is using artificial intelligence to crack down on online drug trafficking.  As you can imagine, this system is more complex Read More...

Senate reaches impressive cons

Senate reaches impressive consensus over opioid bill

New legislation is on its way to address a devastating opioid crisis that has plagued the US for over 17 years. Last week the Senate managed to achieve impressive bipartisan agreement and pass the opioid bill. The legislation lifts restrictions on who can prescribe treatment medications to opioid Read More...