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Mommy Blogger Charged With Fatally Poisoning Son

By Shawn Dwyer

Lacey Spears is accused of slowly killing her five-year-old son in a tragic case of Münchausen syndrome by proxy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence, creepy high school teacher gets student drunk, and drunk Taiwanese student goes on stabbing rampage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama eliminates drug treatment from ACA, crystal meth smuggled in teddy bears, teens now smoking coffee, and woman poisons husband with antifreeze. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dina Lohan shocked by sobriety, Ralph Lauren's niece arrested for being drunk, Berlin supermarket receives boxes of cocaine, and Tommy Chong celebrates in Colorado. MORE  

Child Alcohol and Drug Poisonings Rise

By Chrisanne Grise

One in eight accidental poisonings of kids aged five or under involves booze or illegal drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 21, 2011

By Luke Walker

Over 200 arrested in massive Arizona drug sting, EU formally limits lethal injection drug exportation to US, Oldest California dispensary closed by feds, Man dies after eating brother's cocaine suppository. MORE  

Spiked Drinks Are Sending Thousands to ER Each Year

By Ariel Nagi

Men are victims as well as women—and the 15,000 US ER cases in a year are just the tip of the iceberg. MORE  

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Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

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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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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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