On Wednesday, the Tennessee legislature decided not to uphold a law that penalized mothers of babies who test positive for drugs. The law, which was given a two-year trial period in 2014, failed when it received insufficient votes in the Criminal Justice subcommittee.
No time like a Wednesday afternoon to talk about America’s growing heroin problem.
Once again, the CDC is sounding the alarm regarding women and their disproportionately high rates of opioid painkiller use.
Years after kicking heroin, a Time reporter finds herself injecting again-this time, in an attempt to get pregnant. Her IV-to-IVF twist of fate triggers a rush of reflections on the meaning of addiction, parenthood, and recovery.
The last time I gave myself an injection, the needle held heroin. Now, two decades later,…