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Proposed Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors Won't Work, ACLU Says
A state ballot proposal in California aimed toward making drug tests mandatory for all doctors has been branded "a publicity stunt" by one California Medical Association spokeswoman.
6 hrs ago
San Jose Mercury News
Hicks: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne back together
The pair -- who split earlier this year over Ozzy's substance abuse -- appeared together Saturday on the red carpet for a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender event in Beverly Hills California over the weekend.
Mon May 20, 2013
WKYC Heroin documentary leads to action
Tackling a serious social issue, Senior Health Correspondent Monica Robins was honored Monday at the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County.
More babies being born addicted to prescription drugs
At East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville, nurses and doctors are scrambling to deal with a problem that is quickly becoming an epidemic: babies who are born addicted to prescription drugs.
Monsters and Critics
Brooke Mueller's drug abuse under investigation
The third former wife of Charlie Sheen is embroiled in an on-going investigation to decide whether she can retain custody of the pair's twin sons, and her 'medical records' could be made available.
CDC: 1 in 5 Kids Has a Mental Disorder
In any given year, up to 1 in 5 U.S. children has a mental health disorder, a new report says.
Sun May 19, 2013
Lindsay Lohan avoiding Mueller in rehab?
Los Angeles, May 19 : Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly avoiding Brooke Mueller, who wants to become her close friend, in a rehab.
When mom's an addict, so is her baby
Drug addiction is a sad reality on the Seacoast and across the country and often the smallest, most innocent victims are the ones with no choice.
Sat May 18, 2013
Silver City Sun-News
Health Council hires drug prevention coordinator
The Grant County Community Health Council has hired Razanna Robinson-Thomas to coordinate a new grant-funded program focused on preventing prescription drug abuse and drinking among youth.
Illinois Approves Bill on Medical Marijuana
On Friday, the Illinois Senate approved the use of medical marijuana after a vote.
Kimberley input sought for substance abuse policy
The National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee says the Kimberley needs to help the Federal Government stamp out substance abuse in remote communities.
The Toronto Star
Rob Ford crack scandal: Star reporters tell their side of story
We were to come alone and park in front of the Royal Bank at a dingy plaza on Dixon Rd.
KSDK NewsChannel 5
Farrah Fazal hosts special about drug addiction
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Fri May 17, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
States Expand Welfare Drug Testing
Governor Sam Brownback signed a law last month that requires drug screening for Kansas recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families .
Minn. doctors caught by prescription drug abuse
A woman spent two years going to garage sales then asking to use people's restrooms, just to steal their prescription drugs.
Sag Harbor Online
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The results are in, and they confirm what some had already suspected: the rates of alcohol and drug use among Sag Harbor students are higher than average.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Alternative Press
New campaign to help parents talk to younger children about the dangers of underage drinking
"Talk. They Hear You." a new national public service announcement campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking was launched Monday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration .
The Miami Herald
Child mental health disorders rising, cost society $247 billion annually
Up to one in five American youngsters – some 7 million to 12 million by one estimate – experience a mental health disorder each year, according to a new report billed as the first comprehensive look at the mental health status of American children.
Bounce houses battle drug abuse
Kids will be bouncing, making crafts and enjoying snow cones in downtown Buffalo this weekend.
Task team to fight Eldorado drug problem
There is one thing that nearly led to the demise of the ANCYL and that also renders other political youth structures irrelevant, says Ace Moloi .