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Morning Roundup: Oct. 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk zombie Santa terrorizes teenager, four men busted for smuggling cocaine in Xboxes, and drunk man prank calls hospital claiming to have ebola. MORE  

Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

By Paul Gaita

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment. MORE  

Teens Who Smoke Pot Daily Could Have More Problems Later in Life

By Victoria Kim

A recent study has claimed that the more frequent the use, the more adversely affected users can become. MORE  

Saving My Teenage Junkie

By Meredith O'Brien

Haley doesn't understand her own mortality. She could be one careless combination of substances away from death. If she was home, I lived in a continuing state of fear. I realized she had to be in long term treatment, I couldn't allow her to destroy herself as well as the family. MORE  

Electronic Cigarettes Tempt Non-Smoking Teens to Smoke

By Bryan Le

Some say e-cigarettes are saving smokers from regular cigarettes, but they're also dragging teens into the habit. MORE  

Fewer Colorado Teens View Pot As Dangerous, Survey Says

By McCarton Ackerman

While fewer teens view pot as harmful, fewer teens are also smoking it. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Tulisa Contostavlos allegedly tried to OD during cocaine trial, six Philly cops busted for stealing drugs, and man arrested for driving drunk with 100 chickens. MORE  

Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs

By Bryan Le

Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco. MORE  

Half of 14 and 15 Year Olds Addicted to the Internet, Says Recent Study

By Bryan Le

For many children, it's the last thing they look at before going to bed and the first thing they look at in the morning, if they sleep at all. MORE  

Video Game Addiction - Recent Findings to Blow Your Mind

By Cathy Cassata

Limits should be set on gaming habits to curb bullying, desensitization, and other potential problems. MORE  

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