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Sign the Petition: Congress Must Stop Big Pharma From Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: Congress, Big Pharma, opioid epidemic, PAIN KILLERS, addictions, chronic diseases, drug distribution, illicit sales, bad business, Side Effects, questionable behaviour, lobbyists, drug relatives, risks, safety, healthcare )

- 630 days ago -
The opioid crisis has devastated families, stolen more than 200,000 lives and made billions for the pharmaceutical industry. The drug dealers of the opioid crisis wear suits and ties and lab coats. They line their own pockets with illicit sales...
Children Under 10 Treated for Drugs and Alcohol
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children, drugs, addictions, alcohol, risks, prevention, treatment )

- 1907 days ago -
Children aged 10 or lower are among hundreds of youngsters being referred to specialist drug and alcohol treatment services, an investigation by the Press Association (PA) has found.
ACTION ALERT: Provide Rehabilitiation, Not Condemnation, For Addicted Offenders! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: youth, addictions, rehabilitation, court system, protection, offenderrs )

- 2873 days ago -
Expand the availability of drug and gambling courts in the U.S. so that they are within reach of all first time, addicted offenders. Create therapeutic and rehabilitative oversight teams to assure that those suffering from addiction receive proper
25 Addictions You Didn't Know Existed
Health & Wellness  (tags: Addictions, Powerful chemicals, Psychology, Health, Problems )

- 3071 days ago -
Addictions are powerful chemical dependencies that don't always make sense to outsiders or even psychologists, for that matter. What we do know is that if the brain likes what it tastes, feels or sees, anything and everything can become addictive.
For Some Families, Addiction Comes to Light Only in Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, drugs, addictions, disease, illness, death, warning )

- 3627 days ago -
Just two months ago, Michael Jackson was poised to make a big comeback, with 50 sold-out performances in London. Doctors even gave him a clean bill of health. For this fallen star, the future looked brighter than it had in years.
Two Acres of Hope for Recovering Addicts
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, addictions, drugs, alcohol, disease, illness, homeless, relapses, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, treatment, recovery )

- 3627 days ago -
Seeds of Recovery.. Former drug addicts rehabilitate through farming on a tiny upstate farm in Garrison, N.Y.
Marijuana Is Gateway Drug for Two Debates
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, wellness, Body-Mind-Spirit, addictions, marijuana, disease, drugs, risks, study, research, prevention, treatment )

- 3653 days ago -
IT was as if she woke up one day and decades of her life had disappeared. Joyce, 52 and a writer in Manhattan, started smoking pot when she was 15, and for years it was a pleasant escape, a calming protective cloud.
Milan to Enforce Teen Drink Ban
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, Alcohol, addictions, underage drinking, adolescents, prevention, risks, warning, disease )

- 3654 days ago -
Milan has banned the consumption and sale of alcohol to young teenagers in an effort to curb binge-drinking.
Set Of Genes Contributes To Stress; Possible Drug-Taking Behavior Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, drugs, alcohol, consumption, abuse, addictions, prevention, research, risks, study, treatment, protection, disease )

- 3656 days ago -
ScienceDaily (July 17, 2009)-A Baylor University researcher has found a set of genes that modulates stress responses that could cause some people to take drugs, specifically alcohol consumption.
Intervening Against An Adult's Will Is Complicated, Painful
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, drugs, alcohol, addictions, family, intervention, treatment, prevention, protection, disease, risks )

- 3661 days ago -
(CNN) -- Mike Loverde was 29 when his family intervened in his addiction to prescription painkillers. He remembers his parents driving him from Chicago, Illinois, to a rehab center in rural Indiana. He was crying because he wanted to get high.
Should FDA Have the Power to Regulate Tobacco?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, FDA, Smoking, disease, drugs, addictions, illness, prevention, risks, warning, government )

- 3714 days ago -
Senate Panel Considers Bill to Give FDA Power to Regulate Tobacco. Smokes may be more deadly than ever. Even President Obama has said it's been a challenge to quit.
Helping Doctors Ask About Drug, Alcohol Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, drugs, alcohol, addictions, prevention, treatment, illness, healthcare, death, Body-Mind-Spirit, warning )

- 3729 days ago -
WASHINGTON - If more doctors started asking, would more drug and alcohol abusers 'fess up so they could get help? It's a huge irony of health care:
Drinking in the Economy Has a No-Win Twist
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, addictions, alcohol, stress, economy, treatment, prevention, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 3749 days ago -
To hit "rock bottom," is a phrase commonly used in Alcoholics Anonymous. It describes a loss so extraordinary, so painful, that it becomes a turning point.
Will Tax Help Smokers Quit?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, smoking, addictions, risks, disease, illness, death, warning )

- 3751 days ago -
On April 1st, a federal excise tax on tobacco and supplies, such as rolling papers, will increase to help expand the Children's Health Insurance Program.

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