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  1. Bobbi Kristina Brown Has Died: 'She Is Finally at Peace with God'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | People

    Following a tragedy that echoed the death of her mother, Whitney Houston , Bobbi Kristina Brown has died, PEOPLE confirms. She was 22. The Houston family announced the news via a statement from their rep.

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  2. Heroin Abuse is on our DoorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Psychology Today

    Of course, I see it every day because I work in the addiction treatment field, but increasingly, families that never thought they'd be touched by substance abuse or addiction are having just that experience. Heroin abuse, once considered an inner-city scourge, is now widely used by white, insured, middle-class and wealthy individuals.

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  3. NIH study identifies gene variant linked to compulsive drinkingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | San Diego NewsCape

    Carrying a gene variant that affects the release of a specific brain protein may put one at greater risk of developing an alcohol use disorder, according to the results of a recent animal study. The study was led by Professor Dorit Ron, PhD, Endowed Chair of Cell Biology of Addiction, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, and was funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the National Institutes of Health.

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  4. More Texans Seeking Treatment for Meth AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Gilmer Mirror

    A growing number of Texans are seeking treatment for methamphetamine addiction, reversing a downward trend in abuse in the state since a 2006 federal law banned over-the-counter sales of medicine containing the synthetic drug pseudoephedrine. Last year 6,219 Texans sought substance abuse treatment for methamphetamine and amphetamine addiction, up 590 from the previous year, according to the Treatment Episode Survey data from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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  5. Local programs offer rehabilitation services to Bay County heroin addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | MLive.com

    You've been using the drug for years, snorting it, injecting it, doing what you can to get by each day to scrounge the funds necessary to keep the jones fed. It's been on your mind nearly as long that you need to make a change.

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  6. Bigger is not better - Drug abuse council concerned about supersize...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Gleaner

    The move by some companies to offer supersize bottles of alcohol for sale is causing concerns for members of the National Council on Drug Abuse , who are warning that bigger is not necessarily better. "Alcohol is measured in standard drinks, and, for example, a beer will contain at least one and a half standard drink.

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  7. Ohio county hit by heroin gets $100,000 to fight problemRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... year, up from eight the year before. Juni Johnson is executive director of the Paint Value ADAMH (Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health) board. She told The Columbus Dispatch that the county coroner "rang the bell several years ago about the ...

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  8. Addiction crisis on Beacon Hill agendaRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Boston Herald

    Opioid abuse takes center stage Tuesday on Beacon Hill, when the Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse debates a dozen House and Senate bills crafted to combat the state's addiction crisis. One, sponsored by state Sen. John F. Keenan , would empower concerned patients to request pharmacists not give them the full dosage of narcotics prescribed by their doctor.

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  9. Road to Pa. budget resolution remains longRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Philly.com

    Late last week, Gov. Wolf quietly made a 90-minute road trip to the State College area to talk to Republican legislative leaders about the budget impasse. There were no cameras or fanfare - and, unlike in the last few months, no rhetoric or sweeping public pronouncements in the aftermath.

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  10. Chris Walk marks 8 years in fight against substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The annual Chris Walk Night Out Against Substance Abuse takes six months to plan, she said, so it makes missing him that much more difficult. Foley, an employee of Shaw Media, said Saturday marked the eighth year of the event, which is held in the month her son died from a heroin overdose.

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  11. New state budget supports substance abuse and addiction treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Examiner.com

    They're highly addictive, less stigmatized than street drugs, and probably in your grandmother's medicine cabinet. They're opiates or painkillers, and they've seen a 300% increase in sales in the past decade -- a new favorite drug for a new generation... Our state officials are putting their money where their mouths are and building a budget with substantial new funding for treatment of substance use and addictions.

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  12. HHS unveils $100M effort to combat drug addictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Hill

    The Obama administration is planning to devote an additional $100 million to fight the national drug addiction epidemic as deaths from substances like heroin and prescription painkillers reach record-breaking levels. About one-third of that funding will be devoted to addiction-fighting medications, which have been the cornerstone of the government's approach to fighting opioid use.

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  13. Young adults wanted to help gauge Staten Island's drug epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | SILive.com

    A Staten Island coalition is trying to enlist the help of young adults to better understand and hopefully reduce drug abuse throughout the borough. Tackling Youth Substance Abuse, a division of the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness , is currently conducting an anonymous survey of 18-to-25-year-olds regarding their drug use and attitudes.

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  14. NHDP - ICYMI: Governor Hassan Proposes Budget Compromise, Republicans "Unwilling To Budge"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | NH Insider

    Concord, N.H. Yesterday, Governor Hassan presented a fiscally responsible budget compromise proposal that includes Republicans' top priority business tax cuts on a faster timeline while also protecting the state's long-term fiscal outlook and ability to support critical economic priorities like combatting the heroin crisis, higher education, roads and bridges, and health care. Yet Republicans remain completely unwilling to compromise, insisting on blowing a massive hole in this and future budgets at the expense of New Hampshire's people, businesses, and economy.

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  15. When is a good time to start talking to my children about sex?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Vanguard

    My children are growing up and they are both male and female respectively. The first child is twelve and a girl.

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  16. Bloomberg View: Medical marijuana research needs support of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Watertown Daily Times

    The trouble is, they also don't like listening to scientists and have tried to keep them from shaping federal policy on issues from national defense to environmental protection to gun violence. Now, America's ignorance-is-bliss Congress has come to fear what scientists might have to say about marijuana.

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  17. Thank you Charlie BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Daily Kos

    In America, Heroin, and prescription opiates are claiming more and more lives. In Massachusetts, its reached a critical mass, and the Government is taking action.

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  18. AAC Holdings, Inc. Reschedules Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call DatesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Business Wire

    The Company plans to issue its earnings release after the market closes on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, and will host the conference call and live audio webcast, both open for the general public to hear, later that afternoon at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss financial results and business highlights. The number to call for this interactive teleconference is 542-4144.

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  19. Most recent student drug use report shows substance use and misuse among Island youthRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Journal-Pioneer

    Provincial epidemiologist Dr. Carolyn Sanford said the report describes the prevalence and trends of tobacco, alcohol and drug use, as reported by Island students in Grades 6 to 12 from 2004 to 2013. "Not surprisingly, students that report using substances show lower self-esteem, emotional well-being and academic achievement, and higher bullying behaviours than students that report not using substances."

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  20. Health Officials: Heroin kills 3 people a week in Lucas Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    That's why an expected 250 people joined the "Heroin and Opiate Summit" inside the auditorium at The University of Toledo's Scott Park Campus. When asked, "Do you think there is a problem with the misuse of pain medication or heroin use in Lucas County?" 88% responded 'Yes."

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