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5 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Local teen to be screened for intervention

If Devin M. Anderson, 19, of 1345 County Road 16, is accepted and then successfully completes a certified substance abuse program, he won't have a conviction on his record.

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11 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Drug defendant turned down for intervention -- for now

A judge ruled he doesn't think a drug defendant would be an appropriate candidate for the intervention-in-lieu-of-conviction program.

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15 hrs ago | Psychology Today

A New England Journal of Medicine Article about Marijuana

Senior members of the National Institute on Drug Abuse recently published an important paper about marijuana in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Health, Family, Teenagers

18 hrs ago | USA Today

Why Roger Goodell needs to address Ray Rice issue

Since Goodell confirmed Rice's suspension in an open letter , the league has taken a PR beating - most of it deserved.

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Yesterday | Slashdot

Researchers Create Virtual Reality 'Parties' To Treat Drug Addiction

Jason Koebler writes To help people overcome drug addiction, researchers at the University of Houston's Graduate School of Social Work are building hyper-realistic virtual worlds to recreate situations that trigger cravings for nicotine, alcohol, weed, and now, hard drugs like heroin .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Health, Drugs

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Sand Trap

Dustin Johnson taking a leave of absence from tour...

No not really.. What is wrong with my opinion? At least I am not ripping on the guys wife..

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Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers look at prescription opioid abuse among young adults in NYC

The prevalence of heroin use has been rising steadily in the U.S in recent years.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise

The Office of Drug Control Policy says 230 people died from heroin overdoses in 2013, a 60 percent increase from 2012.

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WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Heroin Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise

The Office of Drug Control Policy says 230 people died from heroin overdoses in 2013, a 60 percent increase from 2012.

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The Washington Post

The federal governmenta s own statistics show that marijuana is safer than alcohol

Opponents of marijuana legalization return to one particular number over and over in their arguments: the number of emergency room visits involving marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration, Health, Sports

Medical Daily

Alcohol Abuse Among National Guard Veterans Linked To Stress After...

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a major problem faced by veterans returning home after active service in the National Guard or Reserve troops.

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Related Topix: Health, US National Guard, US Military, Columbia University, Medicine, Preventive Medicine

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

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

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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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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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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