Not Yesterday’s Cocaine: Death Toll Rising From Tainted Drug
Kaiser Health News outlined the rise of cocaine-related drug deaths and how fentanyl is impacting cocaine supplies.
Using Interrupted Time Series Analysis to Measure the Impact of Legalized Syringe Exchange on HIV Diagnoses in Baltimore and Philadelphia
A study from Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome determined that syringe exchange programs in Baltimore and Philadelphia have averted large numbers of HIV cases attributed to injection drug use.
A Nationally Representative Analysis of "Twin epidemics": Rising Rates of Methamphetamine Use Among Persons Who Use Opioids
A study in Drug and Alcohol Dependence using data from the nationally 2015-2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found significant increases in past month methamphetamine use among individuals reporting past month heroin use, past year heroin use disorder, and past year prescription opioid use disorder.