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Are Online Pharmacies Fueling the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic?

By Allison McCabe

The Ryan Haight Act of 2008 gave the DEA the power to prosecute and shut down illegal online pharmacies. So why are so many still in business? MORE  

GHB, Conspiracy, and Suicide

By Allison McCabe

How one man's fight to elevate a sleep and fibromyalgia aid cost him his life as the FDA turned a societal dilemma over "crossover" drugs into a nightmare crime. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead of Apparent Heroin Overdose

By Allison McCabe

The actor had gone through detox in May of last year. MORE  

Rhode Island Sees Spike in Overdose Deaths

By Allison McCabe

While fentanyl, or a fentanyl-like drug, was found in 13 of the victims, some officials have cautioned against blaming the powerful opioid for being the culprit. MORE  

Proof That Alcohol Ages the Brain

By Allison McCabe

New research shows that heavy alcohol use can lead to declining cognitive function, particularly in men. MORE  

Honduras Takes Down Cocaine-Carrying Planes

By Allison McCabe

A new law authorizes the Honduran Air Force to shoot down planes suspected of bringing cocaine to the U.S. MORE  

Ambien Zombies, Murder, and Other Disturbing Behavior

By Allison McCabe

The number one prescription sleep aid is becoming better known for triggering bizarre behavior than it is for treating insomnia. MORE  

Colorado Prepares for Marijuana Addicted Teens

By Allison McCabe

Treatment centers expect to see increasing numbers of people seeking treatment for pot addiction. MORE  

HSBC Settlement Proves Drug War is a Joke

By Allison McCabe

Matt Taibbi details in Rolling Stone magazine the brazenly unfair slap on the wrist the financial giant received for laundering drug cartel money. MORE  

Coroner Releases Lisa Robin Kelly's Cause of Death

By Allison McCabe

"That 70's Show" actress died in rehab from multiple drug intoxication. MORE  

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