The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: The U.S. government must ensure open access to ketamine infusions

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

October 3, 2019

This is the third column in “Failed Policy,” a series examining the history of drugs and drug policy in the United States since its founding. Ketamine, which is a drug most commonly used to induce and maintain anesthes...

Holtzman: When women say they’re in pain, believe them

Rachel Holtzman, Columnist

March 6, 2018

Even within our modern healthcare system, women still face remarkable stereotypes about pain and suffering in doctor’s offices. It starts with the everyday workings of female bodies — the classification of PMS and PMDD, for...

Holtzman: Tech companies are finally acknowledging their role in tech addiction. Now what?

Rachel Holtzman, Columnist

March 1, 2018

I recently came across a tweet that read, “College is mostly just sitting with a laptop in different places.” I read it on my iPhone, which had been in my hand for several hours as I sent emails, listened to podcasts and mindlessly...