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National Institutes Of Health 'Mining' Social Media Sites For Drug Data

By McCarton Ackerman

New grant money will assist the government agency in so-called observational research into how social influences play a role in shaping health behaviors. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Leonardo DiCaprio talks drugs in 'The Wolf of Wall Street', drunk Miami women curse on Fox News, rehabbing Matt Cardle thanks fans, and recreational pot sales start in Colorado. MORE  

Ozzy Osbourne Talks About Recent Relapse

By Shawn Dwyer

In interviews, the aging rocker has talked about his road to recovery and shunning his celebrity image at meetings. MORE  

VIDEO: Bill de Blasio's Teenage Daughter Talks Getting Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

Chiara de Blasio reveals her struggle with drugs and alcohol after being sober for several months. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 6, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Dustin Diamond talk drugs on Saved By the Bell, recreational pot now a-okay in Portland, former Michigan mayor popped for selling meth, and marijuana can give you man boobs? MORE  

Research Shows Family Dinners Have ‘Insignificant Effect’ on Teen Drug Use

By Allison McCabe

Skepticism over the commonly held belief that family dinners curb substance abuse among teens has led researchers to discover the opposite. MORE  

"Hippy Crack" Sweeps the UK

By May Wilkerson

More young adults are using laughing gas to get high, says a new report. MORE  

Miley Cyrus Was Singing About Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

The pop star's hit single is about what you think it's about, she says. You can Google it. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 19, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Weight loss drug helps curb cocaine addiction, moonshine goes mainstream, and drug bust reveals cat high on cocaine. MORE  

Were Cavemen Getting High on Psychedelics?

By Victoria Kim

Researchers suggest prehistoric cave paintings were painted under the influence of drugs. MORE  

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