Eric Bowman: A part of him lives on

Eric Bowman: A part of him lives on

Following alternating bouts with drug abuse and recovery, Eric Bowman’s relapse in March 2017 killed him, but brought new life to someone he never met. After the Hunlock Creek man died of a heroin overdose, one of his kidneys was transplanted in a dying man in Texas....
More overdoses, more organ donations

More overdoses, more organ donations

Grieving families of some drug overdose victims are finding solace in the fact that surging deaths from the opioid epidemic have led to a record number of organ donations around the country. The Gift of Life Donor Program — which organizes all donations in Eastern...
A look at ADHD and addiction

A look at ADHD and addiction

Will medicating your child’s hyperactivity with stimulants like Ritalin or Adderall make them more susceptible to addiction as an adult? A major national study has concluded no. But the underlying attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder might make one more likely to...