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The tragic loss of a son to opioids has a VCU oral surgeon advocating for change in how doctors administer painkillers, plus more of the week's health news. more

Dec 7, 2017 12:48 PM Health

Drug overdoses continue to rise in Virginia — but at a slower rate, plus more of the week's health news. more

Nov 9, 2017 2:16 PM Health

A family of users wrestles with the opioid epidemic. more

Aug 21, 2017 8:30 AM Features

A federal agency that provided $80 million this fiscal year in research funding to VCU faces a 19 percent cut in its budget, plus the week's health news. more

Jun 1, 2017 2:12 PM Health 1 Comments

Fueled by an influx of illicit fentanyl, drug overdose deaths spiked in Virginia in 2016, plus the week's health and medicine news. more

Apr 13, 2017 2:36 PM Health

A VCU poll shows Virginians favor treatment over incarceration for drug addicts, Top Docs voting is now open, plus the week's health news. more

Jan 26, 2017 3:46 PM Health

Virginia seeks to roll back an opioid addiction tsunami, plus the week's health news. more

Dec 1, 2016 3:41 PM Health

Richmond’s only all-abilities park celebrates a successful first year, plus other health and medicine news of the week more

Sep 1, 2016 11:10 AM Health 1 Comments

After months of working together on their sobriety, eight men find hope again more

May 22, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story 1 Comments

Raising questions, filling in gaps and extending the Sunday Story dialogue more

Nov 29, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Richmond native Jesse Vaughan built a successful career as a director in California. Now he’s using his passion to tell Virginia’s stories. more

Nov 15, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 3 Comments

Amid an upturn in heroin and prescription drug overdoses and deaths across the state, public health and safety officials gathered Thursday to discuss the scope of a problem that some are calling an epidemic. more

Oct 2, 2014 2:45 PM News

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