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China To Drug Test 170 Million Children

By John Lavitt

Teachers were caught secretly drugging kindergarten kids with an outdated flu vaccine, triggering blanket testing of the communist nation's entire child population. MORE  

Cocaine Vaccine Eats Up Drug "Like Pac-Man"

By McCarton Ackerman

A vaccine which builds up immunity to the drug has been used successfully on monkeys. MORE  

Heroin Vaccine Shows Promise

By Chrisanne Grise

A heroin-blocking vaccine has proven effective in rats and is ready for human clinical trials. MORE  

Alcoholism Vaccine Is in the Works

By McCarton Ackerman

The "vaccine" would induce hangover symptoms after just one sip of alcohol. But is it just another quick fix? MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 20, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Europe toughens cigarette warning labels, fruit flies help scientists study addiction, and Twilight actor Bronson Pelletier busted with meth and cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 6, 2012

By Bryan Le

The prospect of pot tourism could influence states' legalization votes, lieutenant to Sinaloa cartel leader Guzman arrested, and vodka/sun combo sparks liquor store inferno. MORE  

Early-Stage Meth Vaccine Shows Promise

By Valerie Tejeda

Rat trials indicate that an experimental vaccine can block the high of methamphetamine.  MORE  

New Nicotine Vaccine Pacs a Punch

By Valerie Tejeda

An exciting new way to defend the body from nicotine addiction uses "Pac-Man-like" antibodies. MORE  

Mexico Patents New Heroin 'Vaccine'

By McCarton Ackerman

An unnamed drug tested on rats has the potential to wean humans off heroin, claims the Mexican government. MORE  

Much-Hyped Anti-Nicotine Vaccine Goes Up in Flames

By Dirk Hanson

Despite torrents of positive press, Nabi Pharmaceutical's NicVax failed to help smokers quit in FDA trials, causing the company's stock to plunge 69 percent in a single day. MORE  

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A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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