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5 min ago | Davis Enterprise
California Highway Patrol Officer Travis Herbert checks for nystagmus - the involuntary twitching of eyes, one of the telltale signs of drug or alcohol use - in test subject Kenneth Durham, vice principal at Emerson Junior High School.
Is America's government too big?
Should public schools teach Evolution or Creationism?
4 hrs ago | News Max
Javad, age 45, an Iranian drug addict who used to be a truck driver, injects himself with heroin at a park in a working class neighborhood in southern Tehran on June 28, 2006.
6 hrs ago | KMVT Twin Falls
To help curb a statewide issue, the University of Idaho is working to reduce the number of student suicides with the help of the Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant, a national grant that aims to educate the public on suicide prevention and bystander intervention.
9 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette
Sitting in her hospital bed at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Jamie Peterson extends her arms to reveal needle tracks.
13 hrs ago | Business Journal
Ohio is among states not properly addressing prescription drug abuse, according to a report released by the National Safety Council.
Scott Krakower, D.O., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at North Shore-LIJ's Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, N.Y. He is also assistant professor of psychiatry at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
A package of 11 bills that address heroin and prescription drug addiction in Ohio would divert $180 million in Medicaid expansion dollars toward recovery housing for people fighting addiction, among other efforts to curb abuse.
Demi Lovato has been very open about the issues that landed her in rehab three years ago, but now reveals shocking details about the extent of her addiction.
Smokers who are addicted to cocaine or methamphetamine can quit smoking while being treated for their stimulant addiction, without interfering with stimulant addiction treatment.
As the weather gets colder and the daylight hours decrease, many people may experience symptoms of depression.
More than one town should be able to succeed in preventing teenagers from abusing drugs, according to Raymond Tamasi, president of Gosnold on Cape Cod.
That's why the American College of Physicians is issuing new guidelines to educate both physicians and patients on the dangers of drug addiction.
Understanding the changes in the brain which occur in the transition from normal to addictive behavior has major implications in public health.
Those trying to extricate themselves from the destructive cycle of alcohol abuse do not need to doing this alone.
"It is a significant public health problem that affects one in three women in the United States," says Cavanaugh, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers-Camden.
When a group of FGCU students were told to work with a community partner for their semester project, they knew they wanted to do something with a mental health organization.