woman in mask and goggles examines test tube to determine epidemic vs. pandemic

Epidemic vs. Pandemic

Epidemic vs. Pandemic COVID-19 has pushed a new word into our vocabularies: “pandemic.” Sadly, it’s not the only public health emergency facing the United States. One of the most challenging remains the epidemic of drug abuse, which has claimed more than one million lives over the past two decades. For individuals struggling with addiction, what’s…