Latest from Lenny Bernstein

A large study found that it does not stave off death, cardiovascular disease or disability. But it does increase the risk of internal bleeding.

  • Sep 16, 2018

Leana Wen is an emergency-room doctor by training and one of the more outspoken and progressive advocates of new ways of grappling with the opioid epidemic.

  • Sep 12, 2018

Local officials want to open facilities where drug users can be monitored to prevent overdoses. Federal authorities have promised ‘aggressive’ action against any city that does.

  • Sep 4, 2018

A vaccination drive and experimental treatments are underway, the head of the CDC said.

  • Aug 24, 2018

Synthetic drugs, including fentanyl, are driving the overdose death rates to record levels nationwide.

  • Aug 16, 2018

A government requirement that bidders have three years of experience favors the contract-holder, competitors charged.

  • Aug 3, 2018

The use of narcotic painkillers is common, even for an injury best treated with rest, ice and nonaddictive painkillers, the researchers said.

  • Jul 27, 2018

LiveOnNY consistently ranks as one of the nation’s worst groups at recovering organs for transplantation.

  • Jul 11, 2018

Officials had secretly solicited over $60 million from beer and liquor companies to fund the research.

  • Jun 15, 2018

Ambien and Provigil are widely used and safe, but should not be handed out indiscriminately, experts say.

  • Apr 25, 2018
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