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drug addiction

Republicans Signal New Thinking On Drugs, Treatment, And Punishment

Republicans seem to be warming to the idea that drug addiction is more illness than crime — a rare sign of hope in a dismal primary season.

September 19, 2015

This Week In Health: Beware Of Brain-Eating Amoebas

“This Week In Health” offers some highlights from the world of health news and wellness tips that you may have missed this week.

July 8, 2015

Heroin Use And Addiction Are Surging In The U.S., CDC Report Says

Heroin use surged over the past decade, and the wave of addiction and overdose is closely related to the nation’s ongoing prescription drug epidemic, federal health officials said.

July 7, 2015

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘The Night Of The Gun’

David Carr’s memoir is a brilliant examination of the darkest chapters of his own life.

February 14, 2015

Ranting On Robin Williams, Limbaugh Exposed A Hole In His Own Soul

Having infuriated millions of Robin Williams fans with insensitive remarks on the late actor’s suicide, Rush Limbaugh now blames the “liberal media” and “despicable leftists” for distorting his innocent message. This is an old dodge for Limbaugh. Yet however he parses his language, there can be no doubt that he sought to exploit a tragic […]

August 14, 2014