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Study Shows Crystal Meth Abuse Can Accelerate HIV/AIDS Transmission

By John Lavitt

Researchers found that HIV-positive men who were also meth abusers had higher transmission rates and a worse progression of the disease than non-users. MORE  

Drug Abuse Costs Employers $81 Billion Per Year

By McCarton Ackerman

The staggering cost to companies with employees on drugs typically comes in the form of poor work performance and lack of productivity. MORE  

Scientology Campaigning To Make Seattle Drug-Free

By McCarton Ackerman

A local branch of the controversial church has come under fire for distributing materials promoting Scientology to schools. MORE  

Minnesota Twins Prospect Suspended For Positive Drug Test

By McCarton Ackerman

Eddie Rosario tested positive for an undisclosed "drug of abuse" and not for performance enhancing drugs. MORE  

Trey Radel Leaves Rehab to Return to Work

By Shawn Dwyer

The cocaine congressman is ready to get back to it after being treated for ongoing problems with alcohol, not the Devil’s dandruff. MORE  

Drug Abuse Skyrockets Among U.K. Elderly

By Paul Gaita

The drastic rise in elderly users is in part attributed to the permissive attitudes toward drugs in the 1960s. MORE  

Survey Shows 1 in 6 Unemployed Workers Addicted To Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

The reported number is double that of employed workers, though the real number might actually be higher. MORE  

Christians and Muslims Unite to Fight Drug Abuse in Kenya

By Chrisanne Grise

With the government turning a blind eye to a growing "national disaster," religious groups put aside their differences to help. MORE  

Clothing Line Sues LiLo Over "Drug-Addled" Image

By Sarah Beller

An apparel company is asking for $5 million, claiming Lohan's drug use sullied their brand. MORE  

Pete Wentz "Spiraled" in to Rx Drug Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Fall Out Boy's bassist says he got addicted to Xanax and Klonopin after his divorce. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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