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Popular Science interviews UB historian in article about research into making drugs less addictive

Published May 1, 2014

An article in Popular Science on researchers’ latest efforts to make addiction-proof painkillers quotes David Herzberg, associate professor of history. “Almost immediately when pharmaceutical companies started introducing products, they claimed they were either non-addictive or less addictive,” and then this claim would turn out to be false or at least overstated, he said. He also was quoted in Nautilus, an online science magazine.

Read more:

http://www.popsci.com/article/science/sciences-latest-efforts-make-addiction-proof-painkillers

http://nautil.us/issue/12/feedback/building-the-perfect-painkiller

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