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Home Visits Reduce Depression, Drug Use In Pregnant Teens

By McCarton Ackerman

Mothers who participated in home education sessions were less likely to use drugs or exhibit signs of depression. MORE  

Pastor Admits To Drug Abuse In Saucy Sunday Sermons

By McCarton Ackerman

Alabama pastor Juan McFarland used his pulpit to admit to using drugs and having sex with church members after being diagnosed with AIDS. MORE  

Documentary Examines Addiction Among Classical Musicians

By McCarton Ackerman

The British-made Addicts Symphony explores the surprising rise of drug abuse among classical musicians. MORE  

Addiction.com: Drugs and Tech in Silicon Valley

By Paul Gaita

The recent overdose death of Google executive Forrest Hayes has shed a light on the tech industry's growing drug problem. MORE  

Methamphetamine Use on the Rise in India

By Victoria Kim

Loopholes in the law and corruption among officials has led to a staggering increase in meth production and abuse. MORE  

U.S. Mayors Shocked by Spike in Heroin Use

By John Lavitt

Attendees of the 2014 U.S. Conference of Mayors were informed of dismal statistics for the country's major cities. MORE  

Rob Ford’s Rehab Stint a “Circus,” Sources Claim

By Paul Gaita

Though he was contrite during his return press conference, is Rob Ford truly on the path to sobriety? MORE  

'Shabu' Dealers Use Freebies To Hook Filipino Students

By John Lavitt

Crystal meth has become one of the most abused drugs in the Philippines, thanks to drug dealers practically giving it away. MORE  

Shocking Prescription Drug Statistics Highlight Severity of Epidemic

By McCarton Ackerman

With over 100 overdose deaths per day, prescription drugs have become more deadly than car accidents, guns, and suicides. MORE  

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  

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The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

10/29/14 7:30pm
Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

10/29/14 5:30pm
Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitis C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

10/29/14 3:30pm
Mexican Mayor Responsible for Disappearance of Students Had Ties to Drug Cartel

Mayor Jose Luis Abarca and his wife Maria have been fugitives since late September.

10/29/14 1:00pm

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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