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By The Dispatch On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Which Politicians are Tackling America’s Prescription Drug Problem?

Is America hooked on pharmaceuticals? The Senate seems to think so, having passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) to increase the availability of the drug Naloxone, which treats opioid overdoses. More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Florida couple, Jonathan Ponce, Meghan Silva arrested: high on Molly, running with machete, chasing ghosts

A Florida couple was arrested while high on the drug Molly, endangered two children while they race out of a house with a machete to “chase ghosts out of a house,” according to deputies. Police identified Jonathan More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Top Countries Most Affected by Drug Abuse – How Can the Best Drug Rehab Centers Help?

Drug addiction is a global problem that is affecting countries around the world in different ways. In some countries the drug of choice is heroin, while in others it is cocaine or alcohol. Regardless of the source More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Austin Petersen on Healthcare, Indiana mumps outbreak

Libertarian Presidential candidate, Austin Petersen joined me during the first half of the May 1 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show to talk about healthcare issues from a Libertarian perspective. Image/Robert More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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Growth of generic companies like Apotex brings savings to patients and jobs to sector

The generic pharmaceutical industry has undergone widespread growth over the last five years. This is in part due to the ongoing ‘patent cliff’ that has seen the expiration of the intellectual patents on blockbuster More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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6 Signs Your College Partying Has Gotten Out of Control

Busy schedules, jobs, internships, and extracurricular activities consume a large portion of a college student’s life. Sometimes it can be hard to find the time to escape and simply have fun. So when you do get More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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High Society: America’s Drug Abuse Problem

Imagine a disease that is so harmful, it’s killing 44 Americans a day; yet most of the people suffering from this disease aren’t receiving treatment. You’re likely thinking it’s heart disease or cancer, More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address

President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 12, 2016. Video clip of the speech is at the bottom. OBAMA: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, my fellow Americans: tonight marks More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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New Life Lodge Case Still Full of Controversy

New Life Lodge really came to prominence due to the 2010 death of Lindsey Poteet. That event attracted a lot of media attention, particularly in the local area. However other deaths at the facility have increased More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Addiction Prevention: Ways to Avoid Heartbreak and Find Hope

There are a number of people who theorize that some of us are basically predisposed with a personality fault that makes us more vulnerable to addiction and that there is nothing that can be done about it. As the More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Criminal investigation against Bill Cosby begins, Disney pulls statue

Comedian Bill Cosby had admitted in a court deposition to obtaining Quaaludes with the intention of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with. The confession has instigated the Los Angeles Police Department More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Al Jazeera mocks Americans as fat, gun-toting racists in new video

Al Jazeera’s AJ+ posted a Fourth of July-themed video mocking Americans as fat, gun-toting, pill-popping, racist porn watchers. While some laugh off the clip titled “Americans Show Why USA Is The #1 Country More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Substance Abuse In Women: Causes, Effects, Challenges & Solutions

The definition of substance abuse encompasses the excessive and addictive use of any substance that alters the individual’s behavior, mood, and lifestyle. The substance could be a prescription medicine, tobacco, More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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When Drugs Heal and Harm

There is an old quote by the German-Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus which, roughly translated, means “The dose makes the poison.” In medical terms, this means that there are several substances that More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Pope Francis speaks against legalization of marijuana, narcotics saying ‘addiction is an evil’

Pope Francis spoke out against the legalization of recreational drugs at a drug enforcement conference in Rome. The Holy Seestated his opinion that drugs “are not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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NIDA releases ‘Marijuana Facts for Teens’ and ‘Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know’ booklets

NEWS RELEASE Two updated booklets about marijuana for teens and their parents will help families sort out marijuana myths from science-based facts. The revamped tools come from the National Institute on Drug Abuse More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Theodore Upshaw, Pittsburgh McDonald’s worker arrested for putting heroin in Happy Meal

A McDonald’s worker in Pennsylvania is accused of putting a heroin in Happy Meals sold at a Pittsburgh drive-through. Police said they arrested the 26-year-old Shania Davis after buying the drugs at a McDonald’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 27th, 2014
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Florida House GOP rep Trey Radel resigns after cocaine scandal

Rep. Trey Radel resigned from Congress on Monday, ending his short political career which collapsed after the Florida Republican was caught buying cocaine from a federal law enforcement agent. Radel, age 37, spent More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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Hans Rausing, Swedish billionaire, arrested after wife’s death

The son of one of the world’s wealthiest men, Hans Kristian Rausing, is under arrest in London after the body of his American-born wife was found in their home this week, her death unexplained. Photo/CRIME More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 16th, 2012
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Pennsylvania mom, Brandi Baumgardner, injected heroin into her teen while she was too sick to inject herself

A Pennsylvania mother allegedly hooked her 14-year-old daughter on drugs, including heroin, and injected her with them hundreds of times when the teen was too sick to do it herself.  Philly.com reports investigators More...


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