Author: Ashley Lyles

Ashley Lyles graduated from Michigan State University, majoring in professional writing with a concentration in digital and technical writing. Ashley also did pre-medical coursework. As a scholar in the Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research, she conducted biomedical research funded by the National Institutes of Health. Passionate about global health, Ashley has traveled to Honduras to participate in a medical and dental brigade. You can follow Ashley on Twitter here.

Your brain on opioids

Your brain on opioids

The biology of America’s biggest drug problem

By Ashley Lyles | Posted December 7, 2016

Diabetes and obesity are common among childhood cancer survivors

Diabetes and obesity are common among childhood cancer survivors

After cancer, patients are likely to struggle with hormone-related conditions later in life

By Ashley Lyles | Posted October 31, 2016

The problem with drug take back days

The problem with drug take back days

Getting rid of unused pills saves lives, but throwing them in the trash may be the better approach

By Ashley Lyles | Posted October 30, 2016

Here’s one way doctors can help patients take their medication regularly

Here’s one way doctors can help patients take their medication regularly

Patients follow medication guidelines better with decision-making training

By Ashley Lyles | Posted

A prescription for med schools

A prescription for med schools

Opioid crisis prompts calls for better doctor training

By Ashley Lyles | Posted October 28, 2016

Cops aren’t the only ones handing out naloxone now

Cops aren’t the only ones handing out naloxone now

Even more pharmacies in Ohio are allowing the public to get anti-overdose drugs without a prescription

By Ashley Lyles | Posted