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10 hrs ago | CiteULike

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.

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14 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health

18 hrs ago | MarketWatch

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health

22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Supercomputer used to study a common link between addiction and neurological disease

Recent published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrates how changes in dopamine signaling and dopamine transporter function are linked to neurological and psychiatric diseases, including early-onset Parkinsonism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Cornell University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Scanews.com

Should Marijuana Be Legal In Missouri, For Medical Or Recreational Use?

Daryl Bertrand of Ozark, Mo., suffers from degenerative disc disease and stenosis of the spine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, Franklin County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Point Pleasant Register

Special speaker to 'Celebrate Recovery'

This Sunday the state representative from the worldwide program, Celebrate Recovery , will speak at the Point Pleasant First Church of Nazarene about his personal story of past addictions and current recovery.

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV, Health, Medicine, Alcoholism, Celebrities, Rick Warren, Vocal

The Globe and Mail

Days without sugar: 574. Getting off the sugar-filled rollercoaster of life

Jason Holborn's sweet tooth has evolved in weird and wonderful ways: 'A glass of milk has become a real treat for me.'

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Fruits

Times-Standard

Clapton says thank you to Cale with 'The Breeze'

This April 14, 2013 file photo shows Eric Clapton performing at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Clapton says thank you to Cale with 'The Breeze'

This April 14, 2013 file photo shows Eric Clapton performing at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Related Topix: Health, Opinion

Psychology Today

AD/HD and Substance Abuse

According to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics , ADHD is linked to a marked increase in substance abuse .

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Pediatrics, Drugs, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic)

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: It's urgent that physicians screen and intervene in opiate abuse

Great loss sometimes offers the solace of bestowing clarity. Such hard-won understanding seems to be found in the wake of the many opiate deaths in New Jersey and across the country.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Drugs, Medicine, Opinion

International Business Times

Ellen DeGeneres Quits Alcohol to Support Portia de Rossi, Talk Show...

Amidst the cheating allegations and bunch of divorce rumours, a new report suggests that Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are trying to work on their marriage as the talk host vows to quit alcohol to help her wife's struggles with alcohol addiction.

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Related Topix: Ellen, Portia de Rossi, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Arrested Development, Celebrities, Ellen DeGeneres, Wedding, Health

The Independent

Mitch Winehouse says he talks to his late daughter Amy from beyond the grave

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Medical News Today

Armed forces 'more likely to have had adverse childhood experiences'

Adverse childhood experiences can result in severe health consequences for adults.

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CiteULike

Adolescent Alcohol Abuse and Adverse Adult Outcomes: Evaluating...

Adolescent alcohol abuse is associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood, but differences in familial status and structure and household and community environments correlate with both adolescent drinking and adverse adult outcomes and may explain their association.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Medical Daily

Child Abuse And Stress Show Signs Of Altered Gene Expression; Interventions May Help

Abused or neglected children are affected as deep down as their own DNA, which becomes altered, thus leading to behavioral and psychological changes.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Family, Kids

New Yorker

Who's Afraid of Zohydro?

If a good politician is somebody who, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, never lets a serious crisis go to waste, then Deval Patrick, the governor of Massachusetts, is an excellent politician.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Fasting, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Lowell Sun

Greater Lowell Health Alliance secures $200G for opiate-abuse awareness

The Greater Lowell Health Alliance has secured $200,000 in state funding to award grants for substance-abuse education efforts throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Health, Drugs, Family, Kids

The Orlando Sentinel

Teens told they are 'linchpin' of curbing substance abuse

About 400 high school students got a pep talk Wednesday in Orlando from National Drug Control Policy Acting Director Michael Botticelli, who told them they were the "linchpin" of solving the problem of substance abuse.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health, Education Etc., Orlando, FL, Orange County, FL

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