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.

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