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Drug Overdose Deaths Have Tripled In Russia Since 2012

By McCarton Ackerman

The country's drug epidemic has worsened in recent years and their leadership seems content to continue doing nothing about it. MORE  

A Small Town Tries to Battle Plague of Opioid Addiction

By John Lavitt

A Heroin Awareness Summit conducted at an Illinois high school tries to address a growing problem that has spread from the cities to rural communities like Winnebago County. MORE  

Heroin Deaths Continue to Rise in the Northeast Unabated

By Paul Gaita

While the rash of heroin-related overdoses in the northeast U.S. climbs, Philip Seymour Hoffman's death may in some small way help turn the tide. MORE  

Synthetic Drugs Plague India

By McCarton Ackerman

The cheap prices and easy availability of opioids and Rx drugs are fueling a growing epidemic. MORE  

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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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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.

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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.

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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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