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2 hrs ago | Go Local

Will New Findings on Marijuana Dangers Hurt Legalization Efforts?

Researchers from Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study where they took 40 adolescents aged 18-25 and performed brain scans to determine whether or not marijuana usage was affecting their brain.


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

11 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Medical Alert: Drug Counselor Mike Gimble



Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Health, Smoking, Medicine, Pop/Rock, The Call

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Alcohol, Marijuana and Technology: The Impact of Use on Young...

The brain is a product of its environment. It is shaped by what we do and when we do it.


Related Topix: Health

WTEN-TV Albany

70 attend anti-overdose drug training in NY suburb

An effort to train parents, drug-abuse counselors and others to administer an anti-overdose medication has drawn dozens of people in suburban New York.


Related Topix: Health, Startups, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

USA Today

Time is short for audacious goal: End vet homelessness

With Obama's deadline for ending veteran homelessness fast approaching at the end of 2015, government and private advocates are gearing up for a series of "sprints" aimed at moving the balance of these Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.


Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Augusta, GA, US Military, US Marine Corps, Life, Veteran Affairs, Health

WIBW-TV Topeka

State Of Underage Drinking In Kansas Report Reveals Sobering Stats

Michelle Voth, executive director of Kansas Family Partnership, facilitates the Kansas Leadership Council on Underage Drinking.


Related Topix: Health, Alcoholism, Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Transforming Tamara

Tamara Loyer battled homelessness, drug addiction and poor health for 30 years, always feeling like a woman trapped in a man's body.

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Related Topix: Health, Transgender, North America, Canada, World News


Wu-Tang affiliate Andre Johnson seems to be doing better, suicide attempt not related to drug use

On Wednesday, Johnson cut off his penis and jumped from a two-floor apartment building in California in a failed suicide attempt.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Kentucky Officials Look for Local Heroin Solutions

After a bill aimed at stemming Kentucky's growing heroin problem failed to pass during the state's legislative session, officials say local solutions to the statewide problem are limited but that they are pushing ahead.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Health

Multiple Presentations To be Hosted By The Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse

Bernards Township's Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse will be hosting a variety of presentations over the next three months pertaining to the prevention of underage drinking and drug abuse, according to .


Related Topix: Health

Mt. Airy News

Board honors students for drug abuse awareness

The Surry County Board of Education at its regular meeting Monday recognized student efforts to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse.


Related Topix: Health, Surry County, NC, Education Etc., Simpson, NC

Sentinel & Enterprise

Across region, drug take-backs out to save lives

"I've had several tragedies in my family. I lost my wife, partially to the use of drugs several years ago," said the Leominster state representative.


Related Topix: Drugs, Leominster, MA, Health, Worcester, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors

The Olympian

25-year-old nonprofit group Together keeps its focus on the kids

For 25 years, the Thurston County nonprofit organization Together has worked with schools and community organizations to promote positive youth development and give parents the resources they need to help their children succeed.


Related Topix: Thurston County, WA, Family, Kids, Lacey, WA, Health, Tenino, WA, Rainier, WA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

DEA Special Agent to discuss drug abuse in Lopatcong

A Special Agent from the Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division, will be speaking to parents and students about the dangers of prescription drug abuse, the transition to heroin abuse, and the increasing concern about synthetic drug use at the Lopatcong PTA General Meeting.


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Health, Drugs

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.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health

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.


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


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Health, Education Etc.

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.


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

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.


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