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Study of Law to Curb Pill Abuse to Begin

  June 28, 2013   No comments

In Kentucky, officials will begin a yearlong study to determine the effects of controversial new laws designed to curb prescription pill abuse. The study will look at several areas including

Reduce the Alcohol Craving

  June 27, 2013   No comments

Researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center have been able to identify and deactivate a brain pathway linked to memories that cause alcohol cravings in rats. This study

Desperate Addict and Desperate Family

  June 26, 2013   No comments

One afternoon a 64-year old mother waited for her 34 year-old son to pick her up after work. Instead of taking her home, he chose to kidnap her and hold

Lohan Could Benefit from Extended Care

  June 25, 2013   No comments

Lindsay Lohan was originally ordered to receive treatment for a total of 90 days. However, the folks at Cliffside Malibu believe the actress could require a little extra time at

Smoking Alcohol—The New Dangerous Trend

  June 24, 2013   No comments

Doctors are growing concerned over a new, potentially dangerous way young people are consuming alcohol: smoking it. On YouTube, videos posted by young people show them inhaling wispy vapor swirls

Another Death in New Jersey, As a Result of a Drug Overdose

  June 21, 2013   No comments

Last week a 25-year-old man from Toms River was found unconscious by his father. He was reported dead later that night. The cause of death was a herroin overdose, officials

Drug Overdoses Up in New Jersey and Rising Fast in Ocean County

  June 20, 2013   No comments

Ocean County NJ lost 10 lives in April and another six lives in May to overdoses from heroin, prescription pills or a combination of both. There have already been five

NJ Suburbs See Youth Heroin Use Increase

  June 19, 2013   No comments

Teens using text massages and Facebook to communicate about where to get drugs and the quality is now part of everyday life for too many NJ suburban teens. The war

Rapid Rise in Abuse of Bath Salts and Designer Stimulants

  June 18, 2013   No comments

Over the last few years, designer stimulants have become widely available for sale on the Internet and elsewhere. To evade legal controls, the stimulants are sold as bath salts, stain

Bounty Hunter’s Daughter Turns Life Around

  June 17, 2013   No comments

Lyssa Chapman, the ninth child of Duane ‘Dog The Bounty Hunter’ Chapman, as well as a survivor of poverty, abuse, and addiction has written a book called, “Walking on Eggshells,