Now that we?ve had time to digest the news of Philip Seymour Hoffman?s death from an apparent heroin overdose on Feb. 2, and to debate the nature of addiction, the conversation has started to shift to the country?s surge in heroin use and how to prevent accidental deaths with naloxone.
Lawmakers should keep pushing for doctors to have better data about what's being dispensed and to whom.
Proposed state legislation would require more detailed reporting on doctors and fatalities.
How does an author of seriously literary fiction discover one of his books was owned by Bernie Madoff, the investor who defrauded his clients of billions of dollars? He sees it listed in an auction on EBay. That's how Rick Moody came to know that Madoff's library included his novel "Purple America." Parts of the Madoff library collection is appearing piecemeal on eBay from a seller who won the books (Lots 750, 751 and 752) in a U.S. Marshall's auction of some of Madoff's Florida possessions. The books are listed on eBay in single lots, like Moody's (currently $50) and also in larger sets. The biggest group, 110 books, is listed for $1,000 plus shipping,...