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1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

Josh Gordon's hearing will be held Friday in New York as scheduled, according to league sources

Josh Gordon's appeal hearing will take place in New York on Friday as scheduled even though NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be in Canton for the Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities, league sources have told Northeast Ohio Media Group.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Health

2 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

Detox is first step to a lasting recovery from addiction

Detox. It's a scary word for some people. Some think detox and see themselves bathed in sweat and writhing in agony as they rid their body of an alcohol or drug addiction.

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Related Topix: Health, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Friend of Peaches Geldofs' mother Paula Yates claims many knew...

'I knew she was in trouble years ago': Friend of Peaches' mother Paula Yates claims she tried to confront her and insists many knew about her heroin abuse but said NOTHING A friend of Peaches Geldof's late mother has claimed she desperately tried to confront the young model over her drug abuse, while friends who knew about her heroin addiction ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Record

There is hope Treatment programs can work

While some addicts choose to get clean on their own accord, some are sent to treatment centers or programs as part of a court order.

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Related Topix: Health, Drug Testing, Wooster, OH, Massillon, OH, Barberton, OH

News Journal

Brown pushes to change drug legislationBrown pushes to change drug...

Brown pushes to change drug legislation Sen. Sherrod Brown is co-sponsoring legislation that would allow doctors to treat more drug addicts.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Health

News Herald

Brown pushes to change drug legislation

Brown pushes to change drug legislation Sen. Sherrod Brown is co-sponsoring legislation that would allow doctors to treat more drug addicts.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Health

The Wave

Second chances

Yorba Linda's Dino De Marco didn't know how to use a computer when he started nonprofit Extreme Dream in 1993 to help prevent drug abuse and gang involvement among local children.

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Related Topix: Health

GantDaily.com

BioCorRx profits seen jumping with its 'holy grail of alcohol treatment'

Santa Ana, CA, United States - Addiction solutions company BioCorRx Inc. may see its profits jump from $2.6 million this year to $10.5 million in 2015 and $22.8 million in 2016 as more rehab clinics use its so-called "holy grail of alcohol treatment."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Santa Ana, CA, Drugs

The Daily Record

Substance abuse has impact on entire families

It's how Cameron Maneese, executive director of Wayne County Family and Children First Council, describes the problem of substance abuse affecting not only the abusers, but also their family members, particularly children, beginning as early as in the womb if a pregnant woman is alcohol- or drug-dependent.

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Related Topix: Health

The Daily Record

A variety of factors may lead to substance abuse

In the words of Cheryl Thomas, outpatient coordinator at STEPS at Liberty Center Connection, "With addiction, there's never just one thing.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine, Drugs

Silicon Alley Insider

The NFL's Drug Testing Policy Is Completely Ridiculous

Cleveland Brown's wide receiver Josh Gordon tested positive for marijuana in May, and may face a year-long suspension as a result of multiple positive drug tests.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Marijuana, Health

Psychology Today

The Success of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Prescription drug monitoring programs are valuable tools in mitigating the abuse and diversion of prescription controlled substances from legitimate medical use to illicit use.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health

Mirror.co.uk

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead in her car...

According to reports, Jessica Barrymore was found surrounded by 'dozens of white pills' and slumped behind the wheel of her car.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

International Business Times

These 2 Questions Reveal if You Unwittingly Abuse Alcohol

Alcohol abuse is among the leading causes of death in the United States. While new treatments are being developed, the challenge lies in making more people aware that they are abusing alcohol and may need professional help.

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Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Correction: Music-Eric Clapton story

For Eric Clapton, the early 1970s were filled with drug addiction, personal difficulties and growing dissatisfaction with music.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Miller serving at-large term on BHSA board

Sammy Miller, Executive Director of the Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission, is serving an at-large term on the board.

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Related Topix: Fairfield County, SC, Health, Saluda County, SC, Berkeley County, SC

The Jackson Sun

Blackburn prescription med bill clears HouseBlackburn prescription...

Blackburn prescription med bill clears House Legislation to curb drug abuse now goes to the Senate Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/29/blackburn-prescription-med-bill-clears-house/13340931/ The Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act was introduced earlier this year by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Drugs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Representative Judy Chu, Drug Enforcement Administration

TheCelebrityCafe

Zac Efron reveals reasoning behind rehab stint during candid conversation with Bear Grylls

It turns out all it took for Zac Efron to reveal his reasoning behind secretly checking into rehab for a substance abuse problem last year was Bear Grylls.

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Related Topix: The Paperboy, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High School Musical, Musical Movies, Zac Efron, Health

Bladen Journal

Drug testing for Work First recipients gets put in limbo7:26 pm

A new North Carolina requiring drug testing for welfare recipients has seen implementation delayed until July 1, 2015, thanks to a vote in the N.C. House last week.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Bladen County, NC, Health

AmericanBankingNews.com

Troubled Teen Helpline for Liberty, OH Offers Hope For Juvenile Drug Abusers

Admitting to a drug or alcohol addiction is the first step toward recovery for anyone who is battling a serious substance abuse problem in the Ohio Keys.

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