Check out this interesting story by the Huffington Post on the difficulties of accessing addiction treatment, particularly in the rural Midwest.
This week we've been seeing a lot of news stories focusing on the opioid epidemic in rural and suburban areas of America. Al Jazeera America ran a story on the suburban drug epidemic this week focusing on the sharp 200% increase in heroin deaths since the
Dr. Dombrowski's recent work in Puerto Rico and Alaska is highlighted in a new report by the UNL Office of Research and Economic Development. Check out the article and video below: http://research.unl.edu/annualreport/2015/searching-for-rural-drug-prevention-strategies/
Dr. Dombrowski was a guest on the latest episode of Health Matters with Larry Williams. They discuss the Minority Health Disparities Initiative at the University of Nebraska Lincoln and other health related research projects. Watch the whole episode below: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nnqz-A9NsZo&feature=youtu.be[/embed]
An Indiana county at the heart of an HIV outbreak has seen a “significant increase” in the number of cases more than two weeks into a short-term needle exchange program, state health officials said. There are now 120 confirmed H.I.V. cases and 10 preliminary positive cases tied
A National Science Foundation grant will fund a new summer research program at UNL led by Kirk Dombrowski. The grant aims to train the next generation of scientists in both minority health disparities and social network analysis. The project was featured on UNL Today--read the