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News on Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

11 min ago | CBS Local

Local Experts Convene Working Group On Addiction

U.S. Attorney David Hickton has announced plans to form a group to develop and find solutions to the opiate overdose epidemic we have seen in our area.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health

2 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Vermont Senate hears challenge of opiate treatment

Vermont lawmakers are learning of the challenges of meeting the needs of people in the state who are addicted to heroin and other drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Underhill, VT

6 hrs ago | WKBT

Manitowoc officials warn of fentanyl drug abuse

Doctors say the pain medication, which is often administered through a patch on the skin, is more potent than morphine and oxycodone and is prescribed for chronic, around-the-clock pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Manitowoc, WI, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

7 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Youth summit focuses on drug abuse dangers

Dozens of middle and high school students from across the county heard personal stories about the dangers of substance abuse Wednesday at the second annual youth summit.

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Related Topix: Health, Education Etc.

11 hrs ago | ABC15.com

Just say yes? Rise of 'study drugs' in college

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), University of Kentucky, Drug Enforcement Administration

13 hrs ago | Rock102online.com

Alice Cooper Talks Super Duper New Documentary, Re...

The new Alice Cooper documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper will premiere today at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 7 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Alice Cooper, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Health, Entertainment, Jekyll, Drama, Television

13 hrs ago | Market Wire

O.penVAPE, the Nation's Largest Cannabis Brand, Will Test Employees for Dangerous Drug Abuse

Following U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's public comments that he would work with Congress to reexamine how marijuana is scheduled, O.penVAPE , the largest brand in the cannabis industry, has announced it will begin testing its employees for dangerous drug abuse.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Health, Drugs

13 hrs ago | WJZW-FM Washington

Alice Cooper Talks Super Duper New Documentary, Recalls Conquering His Alcohol Problem

The new Alice Cooper documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper will premiere today at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 7 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Alice Cooper, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Health, Entertainment, Jekyll, Drama, Television

17 hrs ago | The Edge

Rob Kardashian: \u201CI\u2019m not in rehab!\u201D

Several reports have suggested that Rob Kardashian had checked himself into a rehab in Arizona to get help for depression and substance abuse.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WTOV9

Cases of child abuse involving drugs a disturbing trend in Harrison County

In Harrison County, an increase in the number of cases reported reveals an alarming trend.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Harrison County, OH, Health, Cadiz, OH

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Senate leaders ask for special session in fight against heroin

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health, US Governors, Steve Beshear

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Heroin making its youngest victims homeless

The risks to children are widespread: the secrets of drug abuse they must keep, even the chance of losing a parent to overdose "Heroin is the No.

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Related Topix: Health

Business Journal

UB researchers granted $2.7M to study alcohol treatment

A new $2.7 million federal grant will advance the study of alcohol treatment programs and how to improve success rates for individuals after treatment.

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Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine, Health, SUNY Buffalo

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Reports show heroin use in Iowa is on the rise

According to the 2014 Iowa Drug Control Strategy report, the number of Iowans to die from heroin overdose leaped 700 percent from 2003 to 2012.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Iowa, Health

PennLive.com

Dauphin County offering program to guide youth away from violence, bullying, addiction

Dauphin County students and their families are invited to a free program April 17 addressing issues such as violence, bullying, sexual abuse and addiction.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Health

KDWN

Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

Overcomers awarded during Trumbull CSB luncheon

Former Warren Mayor Michael O'Brien put it best when describing the people honored at the Trumbull County Children Services annual Rising Up and Moving On luncheon: "You want to be the kind of person who is being honored today.

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Related Topix: Trumbull County, OH, Kids, Family, Health

The Tribune

Column: Efforts to attack substance abuse, get addicts help vital

Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is a patterned use of a substance, a drug, in which users consume the substance in amounts or with methods that are harmful to themselves or others.

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Related Topix: Health, Drugs

TheDay.Com

Ledge Light to host prescription drug abuse panel

The Ledge Light Health District will host a prescription drug abuse panel discussion at 7 a.m. April 29 in Baker Auditorium at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Norwich, CT

LiveScience

How Personality Increases Risk of Drug Abuse

People with certain personality traits may at increased risk for drug use problems, and studying personality may help researchers better understand and treat these problems, according to a new review.

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Related Topix: Health

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