By: Admin_Mike8 Jun 2012
Weve written a lot about Jamaican music and the connection to drug use and smuggling - including the improbable Buju Banton winning a grammy while facing 15 years on trial for cocaine (he got 10 years).
By: Admin_Mike31 May 2012
Law enforcement and military personnel often use computer simulators as training tools.
By: Admin_Mike30 May 2012
The story of the man eating another man's face in Miama last Saturday has gone viral.
By: Admin_Mike15 May 2012
Psychiatrists and mental health specialists who are revising the manual used to diagnose mental disorders have just agreed to revise the definition of addiction. According to The New York Times, this decision could mean that millions more people will be diagnosed as addicted. The impact will affect health insurers, taxpayers and families of patients across the nation.
By: Admin_Mike14 May 2012
Oxycontin is a powerful narcotic prescribed for pain control in patients with cancer or other medical condition that is accompanied by excruciating pain, it releases the active ingredient oxycodone gradually over 12 hours after taking the drug.
By: Admin_Mike11 May 2012
To help stem the tide of overdose deaths from prescription drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin, the U.S. FDA for the first time is considering widespread distribution of a drug that is an antidote for drug overdoses.
By: Admin_Mike25 Apr 2012
Teens who can be desperate to change the way they feel (or simply for a way to feel "high") are apparently drinking hand sanitizer.
According to a report from treatment center Sober Living by the Sea, the teens will either just drink it straight or alter it by using salt.
By: Admin_Mike24 Apr 2012
A government report released earlier this year predicts that by 2020 the number of adults over age 50 in need of substance abuse treatment will double from the current annual average of 2.8 million to an estimated 5.7 million per year.
By: Admin_Mike23 Apr 2012
In the past two decades, most corporations have established a culture that discourages the use of alcohol on the job.
According to Bloomberg News, many high tech companies are bucking this trend by relaxing the no-alcohol rule and providing employees with free booze during working hours.
By: Admin_Mike19 Apr 2012