Matthew Orr/STAT Family photos of Sarah Fuller from youth to adulthood, including several with…
Dominick Reuter for STAT The Cherry Hill, N.J., strip mall where Dr. Vivienne Matalon practices.
Richard Hollawell The last box of Subsys medication that was delivered to Sarah Fuller.


The fentanyl overdose death of Sarah Fuller shows the danger of prescribing the potent opioid "off-label," as drug sales reps have pushed doctors to do.

David Zalubowski/AP Candy bars wrapped in new packaging to indicate that the products contain…


The state will now require that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C — not just on the packaging but on the edibles themselves.

By Associated Press

Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images A surgeon performs a robot-assisted prostate tumorectomy using ultrasound imaging at the…


With the help of ever more effective genetic assessments and other personalized medicine tools, we can reduce the heavy burden of prostate cancer.

By Brian Helfand

New Hampshire State Police Forensic Lab On the left, a lethal dose of heroin; on the right, a…


Drugs users generally don’t know when their heroin is laced with fentanyl, so it's easy for them to inadvertently take a deadly dose of the substance.

By Allison Bond

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