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One of These 5 Things Will Kill You

One of These 5 Things Will Kill You
Using National Vital Statistics System mortality data from 2008–2010, the CDC looked at the number of observed deaths from heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional injuries. Using the three states …. But …
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Illinois State Police conduct 'Heroin Highway' operation
She said she was convicted twice of felony heroin possession, in 2009 and 2012, and regularly used the drug until she stopped about five months ago following rehab. Last week, though, she got a “craving” and started up the habit again. The woman said …
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Barbara Lombardo: Could heroin be this generation's crack cocaine?
… treatment, drug courts, law enforcement and bipartisan legislative support. Also, to effectively assess and address the problem, more up-to-date statistics are needed. National … At a press event covered Tuesday by reporter Danielle Sanzone …
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Heroin Spreads Misery Across US

Heroin spreads misery across US
A drug addict prepares a needle to inject himself with heroin in May 13 in front of a church in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. The death of … It didn't take long for Douglas to realize that the man, fresh out of treatment, was his second heroin …
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New York's Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up 'Guys and Dolls'
In the days that followed the opening, it became clear that the revival of Guys and Dolls was not just a show but one of those pivotal events in the city's history around which coalesce facts and fancies, statistics and hopes, newly discerned trends …
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Will Marijuana Economy Cause Addiction Boost?

Will Marijuana Economy Cause Addiction Boost?
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Pot proponents like to say that drug rehabilitation centers are opposed to legalization, because they profit from drug prohibition. Of course, that is a little like saying the hot dog concession at the baseball game loses money …
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The Secret World of Drug-Addict Doctors
Of particular interest is that he overdosed (and lived) just hours after a nurse in the same large university medical center hospital overdosed and died from a combination of fentanyl and midazolam (Versed™). The tragic …. Although the lasting …
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Tollgate Center in Litchfield Proposed as Site for Drug Treatment Facility

Tollgate Center in Litchfield proposed as site for drug treatment facility
The property owners James Foy and Clay Lifflander, principles of Hudriv Investments LLC, a small cap private equity firm in Dobbs Ferry, NY, have more than 60 years combined experience in healthcare investing and management. The current owner of …
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'Hurricane' Carter Wasn't Innocent
… their rights were trampled on.” In 2000, another New York Times writer reminded readers that “Mr. Carter was never exonerated; he was released in 1985 when a federal judge ruled there had been procedural errors during the second trial, and …
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Gov't Stops Counting Drug Users

Gov't Stops Counting Drug Users
Pioneered by Eric Wish in the 1970s, The Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring survey (ADAM II)—cancelled as a result of budget cuts—went into what has become the virtual hub of America's drug war: prison. Originally … In 2010, NSDUH reported just 60,000 …
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At 21, recovering Ill. heroin addict starts over
About a month after his release from a court-ordered, 8½-month residential treatment program, Lewis, then 17, reverted to his old ways. …. But federal statistics also show that in 2010, heroin accounted for less than 10 percent of all drug overdose …
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Calgary stabbings: How knife crime in Canada can cause 'moral panic'
But as police continue to investigate, the tragedy was also a grave reminder that stabbings top the list when it comes to violent crime in the country, with Statistics Canada reporting in 2008 that one-third of homicides or attempted murders involved …
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Christie: Pro-Life for Prisoners

Christie: Pro-Life for Prisoners
[prison reform] will become a consensus issue within the center-right.” Christie seems to be positioning himself to … Drug-court programs have been used in New Jersey for more than a decade. In 2012, Christie expanded on the progress … Christie has …
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ISSUE 84: Spinning Steel Into Gold
I had nothing to guide me but an address written on the back of a drug-store receipt. Extracting myself from the five-lane flotilla of commuters, I pulled off the highway and headed toward the coast ….. There were plenty of players coming out of …
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Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings
That would be unworkable because sex offenders often attend the same counseling classes, substance abuse treatment programs, or live near each other in areas that are far from schools and parks to comply with state law, Patino said. The devices send …
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