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FDA Is Too Late for JUUL Addicted Teens

FDA Is Too Late for JUUL Addicted Teens

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The FDA will reduce the nicotine levels in cigarettes but they're probably too late for teens addicted to JUULs.

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing professor Holly Hagan recently discussed the negative role of doctors in the Opioid Crisis. While President Donald Trump is concerned with building his wall, the doctors on the inside are overprescribing drugs to their patients

Let’s Shed Light on Addiction Services at NYU

Let’s Shed Light on  Addiction Services at NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU offers a variety of addiction and recovery services for students, but fails to inform the community of their existence.

I Guess We’re All Addicted

I Guess We’re All Addicted

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

If someone asked me whether or not I’m addicted to social media, I’d say no. When I think of social media addicts, I envision a room full of people scrolling through Instagram and messaging people on the internet, remaining completely oblivious to the fact that an actual human being is within arm’s...

U.S. needs prescription drug monitoring

U.S. needs prescription drug monitoring

November 6, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Prescription drug abuse is frighteningly commonplace in the United States, where approximately 80 percent of the world’s pain pills being consumed in the United States and death tolls from prescription drug overdose on the rise. The Food and Drug Administration’s recent move to implement restrictions...