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Army Orders Inspection of Substandard Substance Abuse Clinics

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Thousands of soldiers have been routinely denied the treatment they need.

Anti-Drug Advocates Demand Drug Test For One Direction

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Fans took to Twitter to stop anti-drug activists from succeeding.

Marie Osmond Opens Up On Lifelong Battle With Eating Disorders

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Marie Osmond faced industry pressure to drop weight when she was just 15 years old.

Morning Roundup: Mar. 16, 2015

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Drunk driver crashes through Jennifer Aniston's lawn, man shoots friend in beer argument, and plumber finds cocaine flushed by drug suspect.

Is Addiction a Brain Disease?

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The concept that addiction is a medical disease is now being linked to the drug war—and being challenged—by a number of contemporary theorists.

The Journey of John Phillips

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John Phillips' public struggles with drugs and alcohol were, in the end, beneficial to the early community of musicians in recovery.

Alcohol Might be Causing Your Bathroom Misery

  Anyone’s who had a urinary tract infection (UTI) knows that it’s irritating at best and extremely painful at worst. While dehydration and bacterial infections are two common culprits, you might be surprised to learn that frequent alcohol consumption can also cause UTIs. Combined with the fact that drinking makes you urinate more often, you’ve...

Harm Reduction Treatment Model Helped 10,000 Serious Drug Users

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The non-profit treatment center Exponents has helped over 10,000 with serious drug problems.

Drunk Driver Sues Police Over Forced Blood Draw

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Aaron Mosley was strapped to a chair while a nurse drew his blood.

Cocaine Use Rising Among the Middle and Lower Classes

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A new study shows that cocaine is not just a drug for the wealthy.

Drunk Secret Service Agents Crash Car Into White House Barricade

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Two senior-level officers further damaged a federal agency already reeling from numerous scandals.

What Every Parent Needs to Know about Adderall Addiction

  Adderall is most commonly known for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but its use as a study aid has effectively turned this medication into one of the most widely used – and abused – recreational drugs among teenagers and young adults. The Students’ Drug of Choice The demographic most susceptible to Adderall abuse and...

California State Regulators Blocking Excessive Prescribing for Foster and Low-Income Kids

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State regulators are curbing the excessive prescribing of anti-psychotic drugs to disadvantaged kids.

Morning Roundup: Mar. 13, 2015

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Man becomes drug dealer to buy Apple Watch, mother says pot brownie paralyzed daughter, and drunk man steals CHiPs vehicle.

How The National Institute on Drug Abuse Illuminates the Science of Addiction

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The Fix Q&A with Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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