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2 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta
Even as fewer teenagers here drink alcohol and smoke, they are more cavalier about using marijuana and more than 4 percent are using prescription drugs for recreational purposes.
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6 hrs ago | Pocono Record
Pennsylvania's leading physicians agree that prescription drug abuse has led to an increase in heroin addiction and overdose deaths.
10 hrs ago | Medical Daily
A new study estimates that 20 percent of all post-op orthopedic trauma patients are "doctor shopping," which has led to a general increase in drug use.
14 hrs ago | KITV-TV
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18 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
Turning 40 was a big milestone for Juliette Lewis, who rose to the height of fame at the age of 18 after starring in Martin Scorsese's 1991 remake of "Cape Fear," which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
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I've been thinking about it, and I think it all started back when I was 5 or 6 years and Dad built... Insurance plans that cover substance abuse treatment must provide the same level of care and cost sharing as they do for other medical issues, but treatment centers say disagreement over what this means leaves many alcoholics and drug addicts ... (more)
Almost three-quarters of the schools surveyed had introduced alcohol and drug policies advocating supporting rather than punitive approaches.
Branstad on Monday told reporters he empathizes with those suffering from illnesses who believe they would benefit from using medical marijuana, but he fears there would be unintended consequences to its legalization.
It may look like a collection from your own medicine cabinet, half empty prescriptions, many of which expired years ago, but it might shock you what some people would do with them.
A unique celebration was held recently to recognise an inspiring group of former addicts who have turned their lives around.
"Two thirds of Americans are affected by addiction in one form or another. We need to stop living like these are isolated events," said Douglas Darby.
A Minnesota legislator's tweet about the NBA has prompted hundreds of responses, with many on social media calling it racist.
The 26-year-old actor - who shot to fame in his early teens - admits he's had a great career so far and he believes he's chosen the right path because everything has worked out for him.
Energy drinks can lead to mental health problems and drug and alcohol abuse in teenagers, researchers have warned.
In its continuing effort to foster the well-being of LGBT kids, the Family Acceptance Project at SF State University has developed "Helping Families to Support their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Children."
Some former Drug addicts, through Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams' Church, have now become Ambassadors for Christ.