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Morning Roundup: Aug. 27, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Sarah Silverman shows off vapor pen before Emmys, cocaine-stuffed tamales seized at airport, and students taught alcohol safety at pub. MORE  

High School Faculty Member Fired For Allegedly Brokering Student Drug Deal

By McCarton Ackerman

Ironically, Loretta Young worked for Steinert High School as a counselor for students dealing with substance abuse. MORE  

What's the Matter With Drug Testing Students?

By Erica Sweeney

As more public schools climb on the testing bandwagon, is there supportive evidence it makes a difference or is it simply butt-covering by school boards? The debate rages across the country. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Soulja Boy wants sizzurp back, Aaron Carter opens up about addiction, drunk airline passenger causes terror alert, and crackhead neighbors arrested for machete fight. MORE  

Binge Drinking Threatens Women and Girls

By Valerie Tejeda

Female binge drinking is widespread and poses a serious health risk, the CDC reports. MORE  

Teenagers Now Think Pot Is Safer

By Chrisanne Grise

Marijuana use among high school students continues to rise; they perceive it as less harmful than before. MORE  

"Rejected Teens" More Likely to Smoke

By Valerie Tejeda

A Swedish study links "low social status" as a teen to smoking in adulthood. MORE  

Survey Shows Drug-Infested US High Schools

By Jennifer Matesa

Using and dealing is rampant in schools, according to a major CASAColumbia survey—and social media seems to contribute. MORE  

Students Still Seek Better Grades Through Drugs

By Chrisanne Grise

High-pressure high schools are hotbeds of the risky abuse of "academic steroids" like Adderall. MORE  

Painkiller Epidemic Doesn't Spare Teens

By Valerie Tejeda

Nearly one in eight teens has taken painkillers not-as-prescribed—and they start early, researchers say. MORE  

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