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2014/07/22 19:56
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the University of Tennessee Health Science Center nine federal grants totaling more than $3.1 million for a variety of programs and...
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2014/07/22 15:41
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Although no magic wand exists, finally society is getting a grip on understanding the core causes of adult dysfunction. From 1995 to 1997, the HMO, Kaiser Permanente, surveyed 17,000 of its members...
2014/07/22 12:26
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François-Marie Banier. On May 3, 2005, in France, a man called an emergency hot line for missing and exploited children. He frantically explained that he was a tourist passing through Orthez, near...
2014/07/22 07:38
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Michael Macias ran his index finger over his brow and then across both of his cheekbones, as if he were applying war paint. “Right here and here. This was all tatted,” he says. Macias, 35, said he...
2014/07/22 02:52
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... an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers. But it was one of the world's most widely accepted drugs...
2014/07/22 00:35
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... it started when she was hit by a drunk driver when she was 18. The OxyContin and Lortabs she was prescribed made her bulging discs and scoliosis bearable. “They don’t tell you...
2014/07/21 17:35
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Charleston Naval Hospital opened at 3600 Rivers Ave. in North Charleston in 1973 and closed in 2010. It will reopen in early 2015 as the Chicora Life Center (Rendering/provided) By Ashley Barker The...
2014/07/21 04:47
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Pen and phone My reply to the question asked in the experience letter written by William Carter on July 15 Viewpoints page. No, our president had no executive experience nor any leadership...
2014/07/20 05:31
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... Scranton man’s funeral. “I would have loved to hold him in my arms for one last time and tell him I loved him,” his mother, Carmel Dolan, said on the anniversary of her son’s death last...
2014/07/19 04:11
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Phil Bauer didn't understand the dangers of prescription drug abuse until the day his son didn't wake up. He and his wife found Mark, then only 18, unconscious on his bed just two weeks before his...
2014/07/19 03:29
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FREMONT — Sandusky County�s opiate task force is still in its planning stages as local law enforcement and public officials gather information on the area�s opiate epidemic in an effort to better...
2014/07/19 02:28
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Prescription For Success is a plan to fight the drug abuse epidemic in Tennessee. There are more than 32,000 adults addicted to drugs in the Tri-Cities, according to the Department of Mental...
2014/07/19 00:49
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Jul 19, 2014, 01:00 Amid all the hoo-ha about the Cabinet reshuffle last week, the establishment of the State’s first Minister of State for the Disapora aroused little comment. The appointment to...
2014/07/18 03:28
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State leaders met with health care professionals and law enforcement agencies in Knoxville on Thursday to discuss a new strategy for reducing prescription drug abuse. Their plan is called Prescription...
2014/07/18 02:28
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In our region, more than 32,000 adults and 4,000 children, between the ages of 12 and 17, are dependent on drugs or alcohol. That's according to the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse...
2014/07/17 21:03
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... $2 million to fight addiction Education databases The foundation created by the founder of the Hilton hotel chain has given Ohio State University $2 million to restart a national center...
2014/07/17 21:03
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... can no longer take action upon simply smelling the odor of marijuana. Nor can they demand that a person found in possession of up to 1 ounce produce identification. Although D.C. police...
2014/07/17 03:33
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Investigators have learned from sources familiar with the investigation that two Denver Human Services case workers and two supervisors are on administrative leave after the agency placed four...
2014/07/16 15:53
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Commentary: Parity and the Path to Change the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders The Treatment Research Institute recently welcomed The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy, one of the major architects of...
2014/07/16 05:17
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... drinking has teamed with its local law enforcement partners, this time gifting them with alcohol enforcement equipment in an effort to reprimand and ultimately dissuade teen consumers of...
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