Monday, July 25, 2011

Vaccine against heroin works — at least in rats

“There is a market for a nicotine vaccine, but there’s no market for this stuff,” said Janda, 54, who has worked in the field for 25 years. “Most cocaine and heroin addicts aren’t CEOs and insurance companies don’t cover them. But there’s clearly a need for this. The billions of dollars spent on wasted lives, theft, destruction, AIDS — it’s hard to measure.”

Amazing how that works or doesn't.
If there's no insurance there's no incentive to treat someone.

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