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United States opioid crisis serves as a warning to the world

Writing recently in The Lancet, Stanford’s Keith Humphreys, PhD, shines a spotlight on the expanding globalization of the opioid epidemic. He urges leaders in other nations to learn from the United States’ mistakes and take immediate action to prevent an international crisis. Humphreys cites sobering statistics showing more than 530,000 Americans died from drug overdoses between ...Read More


Saving lives for 20-cents: Manu Prakash presents at TEDxStanford

One of the most important things I’ve learned as a writer is that every good story has an even better backstory. So when I heard that Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash, PhD, was presenting at TEDxStanford, I knew this was a fantastic opportunity to get the inside scoop on the origins of his no-frills inventions for citizen ...Read More

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