The180

Why men are dying of drug overdoses, condos are tiny houses, and conflict of interest

We look at why men are dying in much higher numbers in Vancouver's fentanyl crisis, how conflicts of interest aren't corruption, and how we already have lots of 'tiny houses', they're called condos.
According to the BC Coroners Service, of the 914 people who died in 2016 from illicit drug overdoses, 738 were men. (Manusha Janakiram/CBC)
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On this week's show: we learn how journalists, and media consumers, can avoid the "scare" elements of health stories; an ethicist warns that conflict of interest does not equal corruption; and a Vancouverite points out that tiny houses will not solve his city's housing crisis.