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Ariel Nagi

Is Drinking While Pregnant Safer Than We Thought?

By Ariel Nagi

Kids' brains seem unaffected—but experts still recommend that moms-to-be don't drink. MORE  

US Teens Drink Less, Drug More Than Europe

By Ariel Nagi

American students are less likely to smoke or drink than Europeans, but more likely to take illegal drugs, data shows. MORE  

Does Banning Psychedelics Hinder Science?

By Ariel Nagi

Prohibition of psychedelic drugs is blocking vital medical advances, claims a high-profile neuroscientist. MORE  

Ohio Jobseekers Routinely Fail Drug Tests

By Ariel Nagi

Over 25% of employers in the state have rejected an applicant due to a failed drug test—and the manufacturing industry has the biggest problem. MORE  

Eating Disorders Threaten Older Adults

By Ariel Nagi

Older women are increasingly at risk from unhealthy eating habits formed when they were younger. MORE  

Teens' Taste for Synthetic Drugs Grows

By Ariel Nagi

"K2" and "Spice" are increasingly popular, while high school marijuana use hits a 30-year high. MORE  

CVS Refuses to Fill Florida Pain Pill Scrips

By Ariel Nagi

The pharmacy giant acted on advice from the DEA, a spokesman tells us. The DEA begs to differ. MORE  

Teen Blames Boyfriend's Failure to Take Her to "Twilight" for DUI

By Ariel Nagi

One way to react to missing a Twilight movie is to get wasted and drive your car into a ditch. MORE  

Smoking in Private Cars Could Be Stubbed Out

By Ariel Nagi

UK doctors call on their government to ban smoking in all vehicles. US states, with differing laws, will watch with interest. MORE  

Spiked Drinks Are Sending Thousands to ER Each Year

By Ariel Nagi

Men are victims as well as women—and the 15,000 US ER cases in a year are just the tip of the iceberg. MORE  

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Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling

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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.

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Hundreds of Cases Impacted By Drug Analyst's Resignation

Nearly 200 drug cases could be affected after Brenda Frazer was found to not be following proper protocol.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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