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Sally Satel, M.D.
How Political Correctness is Corrupting Medicine
About the Author
Medicine and Psychiatry
Tobacco Harm Reduction
Testimony and Related Commentary
Why The Panic Over JUUL And Teen Vaping May Have Deadly Results
Pill Limits Are Not a Smart Way to Fight the Opioid Crisis
Naloxone, Yes, But 3 Other Drugs Are Essential to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
The Myth of What’s Driving the Opioid Crisis: Doctor-prescribed painkillers are not the biggest threat.
Opioid Prescription Control: When The Corrective Goes Too Far
Does It Take a Shrink to Evaluate Trump?
Feds Owe the Public ‘Corrective Statements’ on Vaping
Study Shows Two Addiction Medications Similar But Drop Out Rates High: Three Possible Remedies
May court send drug-using thief to jail for violating no-drugs probation condition?
Addiction Shouldn’t Excuse Criminal Acts
Why I Admire Anthony Weiner
What the New Surgeon General Should Do About E-Cigarettes
Who Decides Whether Trump Is Unfit to Govern?
Who Decides Whether Trump Is Unfit to Govern? (Unabridged version)
Some People Still Need Opioids
EconTalk Podcast: Sally Satel on Organ Donation
Neurohype: A Field Guide to Exaggerated Brain-Based Claims
Taking On the Scourge of Opioids
Calling it ‘brain disease’ makes addiction harder to treat
The Kindest (Tax) Cut: A Federal Tax Credit for Organ Donations
Senators’ Letter To FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Perpetuates Misconceptions About E-Cigarettes
Fighting the opioid epidemic: A Q&A with Sally Satel
What the New York Times Gets Wrong on Vaping Regulation
Saving Lives Is the First Imperative in the Opioid Epidemic
Organs for the Mentally Disabled
A Defense Department Hotline That Keeps Smokers Hooked
Right to try, right to buy, right to test
Her damaged brain forgot new experiences but she still improved on the viola
Use disabilities law to avoid violent confrontations with mentally disabled people
How to Treat an Opioid Epidemic
The Year In E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad, And Some Reasons For Optimism
Advocacy From the Edge: Carrie Fisher spent decades advocating for mental health treatment and against stigma. Here’s how we should honor her.
Dear Surgeon General and Public Health Agencies, Anti-Vaping Polices Are Bad for Public Health
Big Tobacco Is Giving Away Money: Researchers Should Take It
Shortcuts to Addiction
What the Surgeon General Gets Wrong About Addiction
The Addiction Doctor Isn’t in
If Addiction is not Best Conceptualized a Brain Disease, then What Kind of Disease is it?
You’ve Heard Of Trump Steaks, Now Trump Kidneys
Could changes to a global tobacco treaty harm health?
California Ballot Choices: To Protect Porn Stars But Not Smokers?
It’s OK to Speculate About Trump’s Mental Health
Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers
What to do about heroin addicts who keep OD’ing
Vouchers and incentives can increase kidney donations and save lives
A College Tuition Payment for Your Spare Kidney?
The Ritalin Generation
Vapers Wary of FDA Deeming Rules
Obamacare Is Hazardous To Smokers’ Health
What’s the best way to battle the expanding Zika epidemic?