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Drugs Threaten New $11.5 Million Housing for Veterans

By Desiree Bowie

VanKeuren Square in upstate New York offered homeless veterans a new chance, but became a threat to those in the early stages of recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Hundreds of veterans given free marijuana in Colorado, Ink Master host Chris Nunez arrested for DUI, and drunk man bathes in church holy water. MORE  

Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors

By John Lavitt

Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands. MORE  

Killing Veterans With Painkillers

By Cameron Turner

Our veterans' overdose death rate was 33% higher than average as VA doctors blithely prescribed opioid and other dangerous drugs. Some good changes are happening - but then there is stiff resistance from pill pushers. MORE  

Feds Okay Study That Examines MMJ to Treat PTSD

By Shawn Dwyer

Initially given the go-ahead by the FDA, the study has finally gotten approval from HHS though researchers still must seek the blessing of the DEA. 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  

Why Care for Veterans Benefits Us All

By Sarah Beller

Paying to help vets with mental health and addiction problems is the smart course of action, as well as the right one. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 6, 2012

By Bryan Le

Canada wants to ban bath salts after US "zombie" attack, drug recalls are often kept quiet, and cops find a long-stolen Superbowl ring during drug raid. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 7, 2012

By Fionna Agomuoh

The Navy tests sailors for alcohol while addiction prone vets are plied with painkillers, Whitney Houston's daughter gives first interview to Oprah and Wyoming scuttles welfare drug tests. MORE  

Government Foot-Dragging Denies Pot Relief to Traumatized Veterans

By Jed Bickman

Government reluctance blocks scientists from investigating marijuana's benefits for people with post-traumatic stress disorder. MORE  

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