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Sanders calls notion he should quit Democratic race 'absurd' | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, responding to reports President Barack Obama called on Democrats to rally around Hillary Clinton as the likely nominee, said on Thursday it was “absurd” to suggest he drop out of the race.<p>Obama privately told a group of …

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Meth Addiction Nearly Took My Life

I didn't plan to spiral out of control, overdose so many times, or bring so many people down with me. But in honor of Red Ribbon Week, I want you to hear my story.<p>I once spent an entire day crouched down on my bedroom floor holding a flashlight and picking through my carpet. <i>An entire day.</i> I can't …

BSF seizes 5.5 kg Pakistan-smuggled heroin per day since October 8

The BSF has registered a sudden spike in the volume of heroin being smuggled into India from Pakistan through Punjab border with the seizure of on an …

Obama promotes plan to kick heroin and painkiller epidemic in US

President Barack Obama went to West Virginia, a state where he’s not particularly popular, to push his new plan for drug treatment programs that …

Obama Vows to Combat Heroin, Painkiller Abuse

President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to use federal programs to try to combat the epidemic of heroin use and prescription painkiller abuse that is upending communities across the country.<p>On stage at a crowded community center in Charleston, West Virginia, Obama heard from advocates, health …

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Teenager Films Heroin Detox In Last-Ditch Attempt At Sobriety

A teenage heroin addict from Ohio filmed her own detox in the desperate hope that she could get clean, but it appears to be working for now as she …

10 Ways to Try to Prevent Drug Addiction in Your Child

Prevention is much easier than treating drug addiction, and waiting to teach your child about drugs until they are 13 or 14 years old is too …

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The Shift To Treating Drug Addiction As A Public Health Issue, Not A Crime, Is Happening

From the local level on up, alternatives to jailing are being embraced.<p><b>WBUR:</b> Race, Class And The Response To Today’s Heroin Epidemic<p>There are many signs of progress in how the U.S. responds to opioid and heroin abuse today -- it's been decades in the making.<p>The shift from connecting addicts to …

Mom, kids show 'reality of addiction' with casket photo

An Ohio mother of two said she shared a photo of her family posing next to the casket of her children's father to highlight the harsh reality of drug addiction.<p>On September 10, Eva Holland, of Cincinnati, Ohio, posted a picture on Facebook of 26-year-old Mike Settles lying lifeless in a coffin. In …

Customized Care in Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment

If you follow the scientific method, you collect the evidence that exists -- you gather and inspect data -- and test your hypothesis. Compare this to wild assertions, based on nothing but emotion.<p>Nowhere is the analysis of information more urgent, and nowhere is the use of this material more …

The One Thing You Must Do to Stop Enabling a Drug Abuser

In the video above, Dr. Phil shares his message for a mom, Constance, whose 29-year-old daughter, Candice, admits to using drugs on a regular basis. But it's really a wake-up call for anyone who could be enabling a drug abuser.<p><i>Are You Enabling An Addict? 11 Questions To Ask</i><p>"Let's be honest with …

Let No One Else Have to Bury a Child Because of Drug Addiction

It was one of the highlights of last week's Republican presidential candidate debate, the moment when Carly Fiorina shared that she and her husband had buried a child due to drug addiction. All the bombast of the candidates fell away as this strong woman shared her private heartache. It is a …

Six years ago, Lionel Sanders was a drug addict. Now he’s a top Ironman athlete

Lionel Sanders is coated in sweat. It’s a hot morning in early August, and he has set up his bike in the backyard of his modest bungalow in Windsor, Ont. He’s been riding the bicycle – a lime-green carbon road bike connected to a stationary CompuTrainer machine – for about an hour and he has nearly …

Steve Coogan Discusses Cocaine Addiction: 'I'll Always Be A Recovering Drug Addict'

Steve Coogan has opened up about his addiction to cocaine, admitting that the drug eventually caused him to have debilitating panic attacks.<p>The …

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Prescription drugs News

UpFront02 Jul 2016 12:14 GMT<p>Mehdi Hasan on the dangers of doling out antibiotics like candy.<p>Cancer04 Feb 2016 11:22 GMT<p>On World Cancer Day, scientists highlight promising cannabis results in rats to fight disease with minor side-effects.<p>Martin Shkreli, who sparked outcry for raising price of the …

Is Your Doctor a Drug Addict?

The suspected cocaine overdose death of a successful Long Island dermatologist has brought the issue of doctors and addiction back into the spotlight.<p>…

From Drug Addiction to the Ironman World Championships

Six years ago, Lionel Sanders was addicted to cocaine. This weekend he competes for a podium spot in Kona.<p>In December of 2009, Lionel Sanders asked his parents for money. They balked. They didn’t trust their son because the last time they loaned him cash was on a loaded debit card, meant for food …

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How One Teen Survived Her Heroin Addiction

Gloucester, MA, Drug Addicts Won’t Be Arrested, Police Announce Heroin Policy Alterations, Will Treat It As A Disease

Gloucester, Massachusetts, police have decided to try a different approach to the influx of heroin addicts in their town by vowing not to arrest …