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Amazon Marks 20th Anniversary With “Prime Day,” Its Answer To Black Friday

Black Friday, the annual shopping extravaganza which brought in more than $1.5 billion in online sales alone last November, is arguably the single most important day for retailers in the U.S. Now Amazon wants to steal its thunder with Prime Day.<p>The e-commerce giant announced that it will mark its …

Champix probe: Queensland coroner reopens investigation into anti-smoking drug's possible link to 22yo man's suicide

The Queensland coroner has reopened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Brisbane man who committed suicide just days after starting …

North Carolina shark attacks are 'going to go away,' expert says

A shark bit a man swimming off the North Carolina coast Wednesday, marking the state's seventh shark attack in recent weeks and raising the question: Why does this keep happening?<p>Wednesday's attack took place off North Carolina's Ocracoke Island, according to the National Park Service. A …

Heroin epidemic gives rise to a generation of ‘Suboxone babies’

America Tonight<p>It’s a constant reminder for Jessica Coleman. She took the video of her baby boy Jax, screaming in agony, in order to show her doctor how severe his symptoms were. Jax was born physically dependent on the heroin replacement drug Suboxone. Every time she watches it, the guilt is …

Apps to help those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction grow in Boston - Boston Business Journal

Two mobile app makers headquartered in Boston that use technology to help those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction are growing, with a …

This Pill Dispenser Is Designed To Fight Addiction

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World released 16 award-winning public service announcement videos in 2009 exposing the endemic problems of prescription drug abuse. Six years later, four Johns Hopkins students decided to take matters into their own hands.<p>Megan Carney, Joseph Hajj, Joseph Heaney and …

Lego Therapy for Children with Autism | Reflections from a Children's Therapist

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder struggle with inappropriate or delayed social skills, fine motor skills, group skills, communication skills, …

Elderly Doctor, Wife Accused In Massive Pill Mill Case Ask Judge For Passports Back

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — An elderly doctor and his office manager wife didn’t appear to quite understand the gravity of their situation when they …

How scientists have betrayed us in the war on drugs

The audience laughs, recognizing first the ordeal of a tedious social function, then the frankness of the statement.<p>Every few years, the media …

Getting Drug Policy Right for Women and Girls

A new report details gender disparities in the impacts of drugs and drug-related crime.

Drugs

Meet Zohydro, the Drug People Are Afraid Will Be the New OxyContin

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If all goes accordingly, doctors will be able to prescribe Zohydro, an easily-crushable pain pill 10 …

The Rise and Fall of LSD

IN THE EARLY 1960s, Henry Robinson Luce, the publisher of <i>Time</i> and <i>Life</i>, decided to announce to his staff at the company’s annual ball that he and his …

19 Things You Probably Don't Know About FLDS Polygamists

Hot tip: FLDS stands for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and they're currently led by Warren Jeffs. Did I mention Warren's in prison?<p>There are a lot of misconceptions about the FLDS community. A lot of people mistakenly lump FLDS polygamists in with the LDS Mormon …

Here's what it's like to escape the fundamentalist Mormon sect led by Warren Jeffs

Al Jazeera America has published a two-part report on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), the sect led by convicted pedophile Warren Jeffs. Those who have escaped the church's strict settlement talked to Al Jazeera about "deprogramming" and adjusting to the real …

Religion

Police intervene after Warren Jeffs followers keep mother from children

Police were forced to step in during a tense standoff in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border when members of Warren Jeffs’s sect blocked a former follower from taking her children.<p>Mohave County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Trish Carter said deputies were in Colorado City, Arizona, for …

VICE on HBO: Can an Obscure -- and Illegal -- African Plant Help Cure Heroin and Opiate Addiction?

In recent years, you may have noticed that the public and the media have shown an increasing awareness of the potential of plant medicines -- and particularly psychedelics, or entheogens -- to treat otherwise intractable psychological conditions, such as PTSD and addiction.<p>I know this as well as …

Drug addicts neglected after detox: report

Government policies aimed at helping recovering drug and alcohol addicts are neglecting them after the detox process, a new report has found.<p>It …

The Lifetime Burden of Methadone, Buprenorphine Treatment

Posted in Stimulants by datreatment<p>Can you fight fire with fire? The use of methadone and buprenorphine to treat heroin addiction can be looked at as …

Methadone vs Suboxone Narcotic Addiction Therapy

Methadone vs Suboxone for Narcotic Addiction Treatment<p>Denali Healthcare uses suboxone for narcotic addiction treatment. We are frequently asked how …

Smoking can shrink your penis – plus five other d*ck facts you should probably know

<b>Warning: This article contains a whole lot of trouser snake</b>.<p>Some men have been accused of thinking with their penis – but how much general knowledge …

No vacancy: Why Calgary addicts are turned away from detox

Staff at a Calgary detoxification centre start taking names at 8 a.m. sharp. Addicts who hunker down in the waiting room face the agony of withdrawal …

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Ask Me, Not the Media, What It’s Like to Have Schizophrenia

My name is Rebecca. I have paranoid schizophrenia. I am married. I have a home. And I have never been a danger to anyone but myself.<p>But the opinion …

The Struggle to Relate to People As a Person With Schizophrenia

There’s a disconnect between me and you. I don’t know if you can sense it but it’s glaringly obvious to me. I don’t know if you’re looking at me and …

Mom Whose Son Died After Days on Swing Likely Had Psychosis, Expert Says

The death of a toddler whose mom pushed him on a playground swing for two days has been ruled a homicide after investigators determined the boy was …

Tamper-resistant oxycodone called a 'gimmick' in growing opioid crisis

Some doctors are calling tamper resistant painkillers – designed to prevent people from crushing, snorting or injecting it for a quick high – a …