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“Sesame Street” introduced Karli, a muppet with a parent struggling with addiction, in May.

Editorial: “Sesame Street”’s portrayal of addiction is commendable

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 13, 2019
“Sesame Street” should be commended for its efforts.
Dr. Antoine Douaihy is hooked on helping others recover from addiction,but that wasn’t always his plan.

Antoine Douaihy: Hopeful healing

By Grant Burgman March 31, 2018

Dr. Antoine Douaihy didn’t think he would end up working as an addiction psychiatrist when he was growing up in Lebanon and France. He wanted to be a classical ballet dancer. Douaihy discovered his...

(Illustration by Abigail Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Opioid memorial etches abuse into public eye

By Charlotte Couch | For The Pitt News February 7, 2018

At “Prescribed to Death,” an opioid memorial in the William Pitt Union, a steady flow of people moved through the room in a respectful silence. People saw a large, black wall dotted with small white...

CVS becomes healthier, bans the sale of tobacco products

CVS becomes healthier, bans the sale of tobacco products

By MCT Campus February 5, 2014

CVS Caremark, the second-largest drugstore-pharmacy chain in the United States, has two locations in the Oakland neighborhood.

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