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Free Documentary at Aspen's Wheeler Opera House Examines Addiction and

Free documentary at Aspen's Wheeler Opera House examines addiction and
Before the war on drugs and the “Just Say No” prevention campaign ramped up in the 1980s, a coalition of politicians and public figures were campaigning to destigmatize addiction and treat it as a public-health issue in America. Their… Continue reading

My Husband and I Have a Drug and Alcohol Problem.?

Question by Mary From Wyoming: My husband and I have a drug and alcohol problem.?
HIS problem is that he abuses drugs and is an alcoholic.
MY problem is that my husband is a dunk and a drug addict!

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Honolulu Inmates Wage Hunger Strike Over Conditions

Honolulu inmates wage hunger strike over conditions
HONOLULU (AP) – A handful of inmates indicted on charges of being part of a prison gang have waged a hunger strike to protest conditions at Honolulu's Federal Detention Center. Attorneys for the inmates say about eight stopped eating to protest …
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Codeine Still Prescribed to Children in ER Despite Health Warnings

Codeine Still Prescribed To Children In ER Despite Health Warnings
Codeine is an opioid used to treat mild to moderate pain and suppress cough. Because of variability in how children process the drug, about a third receive no symptom relief from taking it, while up to one in 12 can… Continue reading

Prison to Begin No-Contact Visits at Halawa Medium Security Prison

Prison to begin no-contact visits at Halawa medium security prison
Curbing contraband and maybe more in Hawaii's prisons. Good evening, I'm Paula Akana. … The recent arrest of two Halawa corrections officers for smuggling meth into the prison raised eyebrows and triggered increased drug testing of inmates. Related …
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Testosterone, the Biggest Men's Health Craze Since Viagra May Be Risky

Testosterone, The Biggest Men's Health Craze Since Viagra May Be Risky
Jump to Navigation. Listen Live · SUPPORT HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO … 'Get your testosterone here!' " says Dr. Edward Karpman, a board certified urologist and the medical director of the Men's Health Center at El Camino Hospital in Los… Continue reading

New Drugs Provide Cure for Hepatitis C, Research Finds

New drugs provide cure for hepatitis C, research finds
While many contracted the virus through illicit drug use, an untold number of boomers are thought to have been infected by tainted blood transfusions before a test for the virus became available in 1992. Even as health experts welcomed the… Continue reading

Police: Utah Mom Admitted to Killing Her 6 Babies

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies
During the Drug Enforcement Administration investigation in 2005, agents stopped by the house, spoke with Huntsman and looked around but it's unknown how extensive the search was. As he maintained his innocence, Huntsman wrote a letter asking a …
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Newark OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Additional Substance Abuse

Newark OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Additional Substance Abuse
Newark OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Additional Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Understanding the power of drugs and alcohol that take a person from functioning to broken helps when beginning to heal, and there is help available.
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California Lawmakers Face Divisive Bills, Special Session

California lawmakers face divisive bills, special session
Ed Hernandez of West Covina pulled a proposed constitutional amendment that would have reintroduced affirmative action into the college admissions process. The amendment passed the Senate but was pulled from consideration after a furious … AB2374, by …
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