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3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
At a time when heroin use and prescription drug abuse have reached epidemic levels, local health care providers are stepping up to the plate to help one targeted group: pregnant women.
7 hrs ago | Psychology Today
According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health , about 16 million people have used ecstasy at some point in their life, and during the 2012 year, 869,000 people used ecstasy for the first time, far higher than the number of new LSD and PCP users combined.
12 hrs ago | Suria
Although the two have split, singer Elva Hsiao still backed Kai Ko up in the midst of his drug abuse case Following his arrest on Tuesday night for marijuana use , Taiwanese actor Kai Ko has since been serving his 14-day sentence in China.
After entering rehab for a second time earlier this week, the ABC News anchor is now planning a divorce with her husband of 12 years.
Washington, DC, United States - The National Institute on Drug Abuse is replacing its community surveillance of illicit drug abuse trends and outbreaks with monitoring of the social media and Internet for such problem.
In a long-term Swedish study, researchers found that men who smoked at age 18 were more likely to be on the Swedish disability list by age 59. 'There is reason to believe that the associations found in our study develop over a long period of time,' study leader Anna-Karin Danielsson said.
Friends of Ryan Gillis, a vocal advocate against drug abuse from Sydney Mines, N.S., say it's hard to say goodbye to a man who was finally getting his life on track.
The ordinance came about after Livingston County Prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt told township officials that it was not against state law to possess drug paraphernalia.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has now moved the commonly prescribed pain medication, Tramadol , to a schedule IV of the Controlled Substance Act.
A senior fellow at the conservative Family Research Council invoked comedian Robin Williams' past drug and alcohol addiction in a column defending so-called "ex-gay" therapy, Slate reported.
With the recent passing of beloved actor and comic Robin Williams, discussions on suicide prevention have taken front and center for many mental health organizations across the nation.
The Black Bear Apartments in the Mendenhall Valley is one of two youth transitional living complexes operated by Juneau Youth Services.
Kentucky has a growing prescription drug abuse and heroin abuse problem, and the scope of the problem is shocking.
A young couple trade off smoking out of a bong made from a mask on Sunday, the final day of Hempfest, in Seattle's at Myrtle Edwards Park on the waterfront.
On Monday night parents can get more information about what some are calling a growing problem in Over the Mountain communities: the use of drugs and alcohol.
Social integration, including strong family ties, can protect one's wellbeing and even reduce the impact high-risk genes have on health.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:31 pm
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