Jenna Payesko


Study: Syringe Services Program Led to Reduction of Injection-Related HIV Risk Behaviors

June 29, 2018

A recent study found that rapid reduction of injection-related HIV risk behaviors among persons who inject drugs in nonurban areas post-syringe services program implementation emphasizes the need for harm reduction interventions that include access to syringes.

Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

February 21, 2018

Officials with the CDC and the FDA are investigating a multistate outbreak of salmonellosis from a rare strain of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:b, and have recommended that individuals do not consume kratom in any form, due to a risk of contamination.