• The Therapist In Your Pocket

    With 10,000 mental health apps available, how can you find one that's right for you?   Read More

  • Big Sugar and Us

    It’s been a sweet year for Big Sugar. Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola and the American Beverage Association beat back sugary drink taxes and their proponents in California, Arizona and Washington. The American Sugar Alliance succeeded in retaining...   Read More

  • Calling The Shots

    Back then, there was the kegger. Now, there is the pregame. Back then, we “ralphed.” Now, they “blackout.” Ah, the good old days. Excessive drinking among restless youth has always given adults cause for concern....   Read More

  • Tax the Juul

    Buy a pack of Marlboros in New York City, and you will pay $5.85 in cigarette taxes. Buy a Juul e-cigarette device and liquid nicotine pod, and you won’t be taxed a penny. The total...   Read More

  • The Money in Mary Jane

    Hooch. Broccoli. Bud. Mary Jane. Santa Semilla. If it is not there already, legalized marijuana is coming to your neighborhood. It won’t be in a nickel bag, but rather packaged as a sparkling cherry tonic,...   Read More

  • The Border Wall is a Red Herring in the Drug War

    Say you’re a parent of teenagers addicted to drugs. Would a wall around your yard solve your problem? Obviously not. Before you laid the final brick, the drugs would be coming over the wall, under...   Read More