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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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New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

4/22/14 7:30pm
Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm
Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.

4/22/14 1:00pm
Crime Lab Delays In Texas Sparking Bogus Drug Convictions

A lack of rapid, competent forensic labs and a dearth of public resources has caused another black eye for justice in Texas.

4/22/14 10:30am

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 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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