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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Rarely Cited As Cause of U.S. Traffic Deaths, Study Shows

By Shawn Dwyer

The study examined data over a 10 year period and found a major discrepancy in the number of roadside fatalities being caused by alcohol. MORE  

States Spending Fraction of Recommended Amount on Anti-Smoking Campaigns

By Shawn Dwyer

Only two states – North Dakota and Alaska – are spending at the levels the CDC suggests. Everyone else, not so much. MORE  

Gory Ads Scare Smokers to Quit

By Valerie Tejeda

An anti-smoking campaign featuring graphic, shocking images causes a dramatic upsurge in smokers seeking help. MORE  

Painkiller Deaths Tripled in 10 Years

By Will Godfrey

According to a new government report, an epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse is causing more fatalities than heroin and cocaine combined. MORE  

Why Everyone Should Like a Liquor Tax Hike

By Jennifer Matesa

Current US alcohol taxes don't come anywhere close to covering the more than $220 billion a year that excessive drinking costs the nation, says a new CDC study. MORE  

Bad Economy Could Be Curbing Drunk Driving

By Anthony Daconti

In a silver-lining effect, the tough economy could be responsible for a slump in drunk driving in recent years. MORE  

Overdose Deaths Overtake Traffic Toll

By Jeff Forester

Drugs are now out-killing cars nationwide, but illegal substances aren't the chief culprits. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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