Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of amphetamines affected the course of World War II and unleashed the first pharmacological arms race.
Prices for prescription drugs are on the rise, adding to an overall increase in health-care costs, especially for seniors and others on fixed incomes.
The President has declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency. Overdoses involving heroin and pharmaceutical opioids killed more people last year than guns or car accidents, and are doing so at a pace faster than the H.I.V. epidemic at its peak.
On this episode of INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I, we’ll discuss Vaccines and the Risk of Opting Out. Your questions and comments are welcome via phone, email and via Twitter during the Live Broadcast. Phone Lines: 462-5000 on Oahu or 800-238-4847 on the Neighbor Islands. Email:insights@pbshawaii.
In Hawai‘i, an average of 50 people die each year from the abuse of prescription painkillers. Are doctors prescribing too many pills to help manage pain? Your questions and comments are welcome via phone, email and via Twitter during the Live Broadcast.