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Does Retirement Contribute to Senior Substance Abuse?

By Paul Gaita

An alarming report states that substance abuse among senior citizens has grown significantly over the last decade. MORE  

White House Drops Plan to Limit Medicare Coverage for Certain Drugs

By Paul Gaita

President Obama staved off a potentially brutal fight with Republicans over changes in Medicare's prescription drug benefit. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 16, 2013

By The Fix staff

MADD opposes lowering drunk driving limit, drugs and prostitution ring busted at New Jersey senior home, and marijuana-like medicine could treat PTSD. MORE  

TV Addiction Ups Diabetes Risk

By Valerie Tejeda

Every hour spent watching television increases the risk of type 2 diabetes for seniors, shows a new study. MORE  

Senior Binge Drinkers Risk Cognitive Decline

By Valerie Tejeda

Adults 65 and older who drink heavily may be at a higher risk for dementia, a new study suggests. MORE  

Unexpected Drugs Bring Seniors to ER

By Jed Bickman

Failures to administer and monitor drugs properly have a heavy human cost. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Addiction Among Seniors to Triple by 2020, IRS Ruling Frightens Medical Marijuana Industry, and Dutch Drunk Drivers Will Get Detector Locks on Their Cars. MORE  

Drugging the Elderly

By Dirk Hanson

Why seniors take too many of the wrong medications at the wrong dose. MORE  

Ganja-Smoking Grandparents Stir Up Trouble in California

By Dirk Hanson

Dispute over retirement village gardening pits medical marijuana retirees against “old-timers.” MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

An Epidemic of Elderly Addicts, Iran's Lucrative "War on Drugs," and Martin Sheen Channels Bill W. MORE  

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Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles

Despite the overall success of legalized marijuana in Colorado, state officials want to roll back part of the law by calling for a near-total ban on weed edibles.

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United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading

Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention.

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Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin.

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Macklemore Returns To Drug Court To Speak At Graduation

Sober since 2008, the hip hop artist returned to speak at a graduation ceremony.

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Pennsylvania Gov. Blames Employee Drug Testing On Job Creation Woes

Gov. Corbett thinks his poor jobs record has something to do with employees not taking drug tests.

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