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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
Pain Patients Get Relief From Regulation
Confronting the Opioid Crisis
The Problem of Addiction: A Conversation with Sally Satel
Vaping Is Harm Reduction: The surgeon general is right on opioids, but wrong on tobacco.
Psychologists want to change how they treat men. That’s a problem.
The FDA Was Wise to Approve a New Opioid: The use of Dsuvia is limited, and wounded soldiers need it.
Oregon Overshoots on Opioids
‘Dopesick’ and ‘The Addiction Solution’ Review: Examining an Epidemic
How to provide better incentives to organ donors
Vapin’ in the Boys’ Room
Access to Maintenance Medications for Opioid Addiction Is Expanding. Prisons Need to Get on Board.
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