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District looking at options to curb drug use

Data on drug abuse is prompting Bexley City Schools officials to open a dialogue about what can be done to create a good environment for learning and student wellness.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, Health, Education Etc., Drug Testing

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Synthetic Rise

The Red River Hospital in Wichita Falls treats patients for mental health and addiction, but recently have seen even more patients with effects associated with synthetic marijuana also known as 'K-2' or 'Spice.'


Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX, Drugs, Health


Officials Trying to Explain Surge in Heroin Deaths

Officials in Johnson County want to know why heroin deaths are on the rise. Earlier this month a group of federal, state and local officials gathered to discuss an increase in heroin-related deaths, with 10 already this year in the county.


Related Topix: Johnson County, IA, Health, Iowa City, IA

Medical Daily

New Screening Tool Makes It Easier To Assess Risk Of Substance Use Disorders In Teens

In an attempt to catch kids' risk of substance use disorders earlier, researchers have just developed a new, quicker screening test for doctors.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Drugs


Electronic screening tool to triage teenagers and risk of substance misuse

Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Drugs, Health, Bethesda, MD

University of Cincinnati

a Uc researcher is awarded national funding to improve treatment for substance abuse.

Dr. LaTrice Montgomery, assistant professor in the Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling programs at the University of Cincinnati, was recently selected to participate in a three-year, National Institute on Drug Abuse training program called Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity .


Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, us Travel, North America Travel, UC San Francisco, San Francisco Travel

Texas researchers discover 'mutant worms' that could lead to new alcoholism drug

Experts at the University of Texas at Austin have developed mutant worms that "can't get drunk" and are believed to have the potential for the development of a new form of treatment for thousands of alcoholics in the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, University of Texas at Austin

The Bradenton Times

Group Warns on Dangers of Pure Caffeine Powder

BRADENTON When an 18-year-old from Ohio suddenly died just before high school graduation this May, the cause of death was linked to a new form of substance abuse - pure caffeine powder.


Related Topix: Bradenton, FL, Health, Family, Teenagers, Drugs

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

'I was pretty messed up and spewing blood': X Factor heartthrob...

'I was pretty messed up and spewing blood': X Factor heartthrob Dean Ray, 22, reveals he was an alcoholic... but continues to post images of whiskey and beer on Facebook As a struggling musician, he confessed to once being so desperate for food that he ate scraps out of a wheelie bin.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

40 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Releases '461 Ocean Boulevard'

Perhaps the best way to describe guitar legend Eric Clapton in July of 1974, as he prepared to unveil his watershed solo LP, '461 Ocean Boulevard,' was as a "wanted man."


Related Topix: Blues, Eric Clapton, Health, Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, The Cream


[News] Master P Responds To Wife's Welfare Claims, Says "Stop Listening To All That Stuff"

Master P also apologizes to wife Sonya Miller while on The Wendy Williams Show, says, "I'm not perfect.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Master P, Rap, Wendy Williams, Health

The Berkeley Independent

Kennedy Center director a BHSA board member for 2014-15

Randy Cole, Chief Executive Officer of the Circle Park Behavioral Health Services serving Florence has been elected President.


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


Re-wiring the brain with light to overcome disorders

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Related Topix: Journalism, Drugs, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Times Herald

Marijuana poses more risks than many realize

Doctors say the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado has given some people a false sense of the drug's safety.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Colorado, Health, Education Etc.

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Research Trainee

Various techniques from the fields of psychology, pharmacology, neuroscience, and molecular biology are brought together to study the molecular mechanisms underlying cocaine addiction.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Biology, Science, Health


St. Paul a great place to get clean and sober. And stay.

Out-of-state alcoholics and drug addicts agree: St. Paul is a great place to move in, get settled and stay sober.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Drugs, Health, Center City, MN, Bizarre Foods, Entertainment, Television, Minneapolis, MN

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Committee on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse...

Committee on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse Among Children, Youth, and Young Adults, National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine: Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities Journal of Child and Family Studies In Journal of Child and Family Studies, Vol.


Related Topix: Health

WHO-AM Des Moines

'Drug Czar' Warning About 'New Way' To Get High

Steve Lukan of the Office of Drug Control Policy says law enforcement around the country are reporting incidents of e-cigarette users using marijuana or hash oil instead of nicotine in the devices.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health


The vice capitals of America

Marijuana inside the Evergreen Apothecary in Denver. In 2014, Colorado legalized the commercial production, sale, and recreational use of marijuana.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health

How 'Overcorrection' in the Brain Causes Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Experts from Brigham Young University in Utah found that addiction results from an "overcorrection" in the brain, a PsychCentral report said.


Related Topix: Health, Brigham Young University, Medicine, Pain, Alcoholism