Author | Howard King, MD, MPH

Articles

Why addiction change shouldn’t come from DC

April 24, 2017

Article

Action on substance misuse is too important to leave to politicians.

Sexting, dignity, and what we can learn from one another

June 29, 2016

Article

Pediatricians often find themselves sitting across from teenagers trying to counsel them on wise and safe sexual practices. Unsure how much or what kind of information parents provide about sex, these conversations can be as awkward as they are important.

Can we prediagnose opiate addiction?

May 01, 2016

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We have a serious public health problem called “opiate addiction.” It affects all age groups, and in the last 2 decides it has spread across the country. It used to occur only among the poor and minorities. Now it impacts everyone, even family members of those running for presidential office.