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30 min ago | The Medina Gazette

Heroin use on the rise among teens and adolescents

No parent wants to imagine his or her child engaging in recreational drug use, but suburban areas are experiencing a noticeable uptick in heroin usage among teenagers.


Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Teenagers, Glee, Entertainment, Television, Cory Monteith, Health, Medicine, Pain

4 hrs ago | CNN

BioCorRx Treatment: A Boon to Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is an epidemic that has afflicted many millions of people across the globe.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

New methods of battling drug addiction are necessary

Camp Hill, Pa. >> Last week I came across an article on a social media site, posted there from a website called "The New Republic."


Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA, Drugs, Opinion

Business Journal

How we can fight the prescription drug abuse epidemic

This week, government officials, law enforcement, business leaders, healthcare professionals, and substance abuse experts will gather in Atlanta for the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit.


Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Toledo Blade

Officials address prescription drug abuse

Lucas County Commissioners today officially designated May as Prescription Abuse Awareness & Education Month; one of several steps being taken countywide to address what health and law enforcement officials call a "growing epidemic" in the county.


Related Topix: Lucas County, OH, Health, Drugs, Toledo, OH


Missouri needs a way to monitor prescription drug abuse

Law enforcement officers, prosecutors and judges in Northwest Missouri well understand the threat posed by illegal drug use.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Buchanan County, MO, St. Joseph, MO

The Bennington Banner

Board has new rules for prescribing opiates

The rules for physicians who prescribe opiates are the first update in nine years and come as officials say the state is confronting an ongoing opiate and heroin epidemic.


Related Topix: Health, Chronic Pain, Medicine

The Daily Beast

Are the Feds Hoarding Pot?By Steven Wishnia

Home to the only legal supply of research-grade cannabis, the National Institute on Drug Abuse has the power to shape the future of medical marijuana.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Health, Medicine, Arthritis, Smoking

The Independent

Damon Albarn on drug abuse: Blur frontman claims he found heroin 'initially very agreeable'

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Related Topix: Health, Blur, Pop/Rock

Trinidad Guardian

Just say yes? The rise of - study drugs' in college

After taking Adderall, says one university student, "I just feel very alive and awake and ready for challenges that come my way."


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Kutztown area residents turn out for substance abuse meeting

Residents in the Kutztown area are joining together in the battle against drug abuse.


Related Topix: Health, Kutztown, PA

Kent Reporter

King County group wants tobacco age raised to 21 in state

A King County citizens board wants the Legislature to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase to 21 from 18. Looking to reduce tobacco use among youth, the King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Administrative Board recently voted to approve a resolution to change the legal age of tobacco purchase in Washington State, according to a media ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Marijuana, Smoking

The Enterprise

School pay, drug abuse attract St. Marya s commissionersa attention

Following Tuesday evening's public hearing on the new budget for St. Mary's, two of the county commissioners said requests from school employees resonated with them, and another two said they were interested in providing funding to combat drug abuse.


Related Topix: Health

Mt. Airy News

Board honors students for drug abuse awareness

The Surry County Board of Education at its regular meeting Monday recognized student efforts to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse.


Related Topix: Health, Surry County, NC, Education Etc., Simpson, NC

Greeley Tribune

Greeley company works for new approach to the 9-5

Chad Bren does a little dance in his cubicle as he makes calls Thursday morning at Promedia Leads call center, 1100 11th Ave. in Greeley.


Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Health, Weld County, CO

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Go Local

Will New Findings on Marijuana Dangers Hurt Legalization Efforts?

Researchers from Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study where they took 40 adolescents aged 18-25 and performed brain scans to determine whether or not marijuana usage was affecting their brain.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Medical Alert: Drug Counselor Mike Gimble



Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Health, Smoking, Medicine, Pop/Rock, The Call

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Alcohol, Marijuana and Technology: The Impact of Use on Young...

The brain is a product of its environment. It is shaped by what we do and when we do it.


Related Topix: Health

WTEN-TV Albany

70 attend anti-overdose drug training in NY suburb

An effort to train parents, drug-abuse counselors and others to administer an anti-overdose medication has drawn dozens of people in suburban New York.


Related Topix: Health, Startups, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

USA Today

Time is short for audacious goal: End vet homelessness

With Obama's deadline for ending veteran homelessness fast approaching at the end of 2015, government and private advocates are gearing up for a series of "sprints" aimed at moving the balance of these Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.


Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Augusta, GA, US Military, US Marine Corps, Life, Veteran Affairs, Health