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 2018-07-15 19:22 

The Age

Brake on Australia's addiction to property has come just in time...

With Donald Trump unravelling the international rules-based system, it's a good thing it's getting harder to gamble on property....

 2018-07-15 15:00 

National Post

Toronto's medical officer of health wants the feds to decriminalize all drugs for personal use...

Dr. Eileen de Villa, the city's medical officer of health, said she wouldn't be doing her job if she didn't advocate for what she thinks is the right way to tackle drug addiction...

 2018-07-15 15:00 

India Today

Punjab policemen write poems, ghazals to help eradicate drug addiction menace...

These policemen are of the firm belief that that the drug-addiction menace can be eradicated only through concerted efforts made by all sections of society....

 2018-07-15 14:24 

Hindustan Times

Drug de-addiction centres: Punjab govt to recruit 30 psychiatrists, make tests free...

HT had, in a special report on Sunday, highlighted how several of the 37 government-run de-addiction centres were battling staff shortage, poor infrastructure and a growing rush of patients....

 2018-07-15 14:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Brake on Australia's addiction to property has come just in time...

With Donald Trump unravelling the international rules-based system, it's a good thing it's getting harder to gamble on property....

 2018-07-15 13:00 

Washington Post

The shameful way race affects treatment of pain and drug addiction...

A researcher sees parallels between 19th-century drug use and today's opioid crisis....

 2018-07-15 12:05 

The Oregonian

Gus Van Sant continues his exploration of addiction in 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot'...

Gus Van San returns to familiar territory, addiction and its consequences, in...

 2018-07-15 12:04 

The Sun

Who was Dawn Sturgess, how many children does she have and what has the Salisbury Novichok victim's family said about her drug addiction?...

A WOMAN poisoned by the nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury died in hospital as her partner continued to fight for his life. A murder probe into Dawn Sturgess' death was launched eight days after her and Charlie Rowley collapsed in Amesbury. Here is wha...

 2018-07-15 11:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

Brake on Australia's addiction to property has come just in time...

With Donald Trump unravelling the international rules-based system, it's a good thing it's getting harder to gamble on property....

 2018-07-15 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Woman's death from heroin overdose leads to dismantling of homeless camp...

Editor's note: This series focuses on opioid addiction on Hawaii Island. It begins with the shuttering of a well-known Kailua-Kona homeless camp. Additional stories will appear throughout the week. The post Woman's death from heroin overdose leads...

 2018-07-15 07:08 

South China Morning Post

Chinese drug rehab centre boss jailed for allowing thousands of tonnes of waste to be dumped near lake...

A deputy director of a drug addiction rehabilitation centre in eastern China has been jailed for three and a half years after he allowed thousands of tonnes of waste to be dumped on an island in one of the country's largest freshwater lakes, a news we...

 2018-07-15 06:15 

Hindustan Times

Punjab's rehab centres need booster shot to check drug menace...

With the recent crackdown on drugs after a spate of deaths due to suspected overdose, the Punjab government is counting on its three dozen-odd drug de-addiction centres to help addicts kick the habit....

 2018-07-15 02:34 

South China Morning Post

'Compulsive sexual behaviour' is a real mental disorder, says WHO, but might not be an addiction...

The World Health Organisation has recognised "compulsive sexual behaviour" as a mental disorder, but said on Saturday it was unclear whether it was an addiction on a par with gambling or drug abuse.The contentious term "sex addiction" has ...

 2018-07-15 00:06 

AFP

WHO recognises 'compulsive sexual behaviour' as mental disorder...

The World Health Organization has recognised "compulsive sexual behaviour" as a mental disorder, but said Saturday it remained unclear if it was an addiction on a par with gambling or drug abuse.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 15...

 2018-07-14 23:31 

Malay Mail Online

WHO recognises 'compulsive sexual behaviour' as mental disorder...

GENEVA, July 15 — The World Health Organisation has recognised "compulsive sexual behaviour" as a mental disorder, but said yesterday it remained unclear if it was an addiction on a par with gambling or drug abuse. The contentious term "...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

Fosters.com

[ NH ]

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

The Columbus Dispatch

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

The Fayetteville Observer

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

Times Herald Record

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

Pocono Record

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 23:00 

Norwich Bulletin

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 22:00 

The Scotsman

Experts urge more support to combat online porn addiction...
 2018-07-14 22:00 

McPherson Sentinel

Meth, 'the devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever...

Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of addiction. She got addicted to painkillers after a softball injury, then heroin and meth. This is her story:...

 2018-07-14 20:35 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

De-addiction centres struggle as government funds end up elsewhere...

Prathyasa Bhavan, a de-addiction centre run by Prince Augustine in Thodupuzha, has come a long way in helping alcoholics kick the habit....

 2018-07-14 16:29 

WBTV

[ CBS Charlotte ]

'Art saves lives': Free festival shares the healing power of arts for addiction, substance abuse...

On Saturday, an art festival at UNC Wilmington, Hooked on Arts street fair, celebrated the healing power of creativity....

 2018-07-14 12:55 

The Christian Post

Device Addiction Is Killing Face Time...

There was an uncommon addition to Apple's updates this year — a tool to help users curb their phone addiction. Even Tim Cook (CEO of Apple) acknowledges it: Device addiction is a consuming problem that has deep mental health implications....

 2018-07-14 12:25 

NPR

A Surge In Meth Use In Colorado Complicates Opioid Recovery...

Last year, 280 Coloradans who died of a drug overdose had methamphetamine in the mix. That's up sharply from 2016 and more than five times the number in 2012....

 2018-07-14 10:48 

WNCT-TV

NC town using robots to test wastewater for opioid consumption...

Cities across the country are finding new and innovative ways to combat opioid addiction. One town in North Carolina is using robots to assess the crisis. Just outside of Raleigh, the Town of Cary is partnering with the Massachusetts-based company called ...

 2018-07-14 04:07 

Valley News

[ NH ]

Claremont's TLC Resource Center Receives Funding...

Claremont — The TLC Resource Center on Pleasant Street will receive $127,000 for its peer-to-peer recovery program for those struggling with drug addiction.The money is part of a $4.6 million contract with Harbor Homes Inc. that the New Hampshire......

 2018-07-14 04:05 

US News & World Report

Methadone, Therapy Offers Path to Addiction Recovery...

A tortoiseshell kitten named Zoe is more than a pet for Cheri Mueller and Chris Gunter....

 2018-07-14 04:00 

Jakarta Globe

Each Day Narcotics Kill 30 Indonesians: Minister...

Chief Security Minister Wiranto on Thursday (12/07) drew attention to the daily loss of dozens of lives to drug addiction in Indonesia, and said the country's "narcotics emergency" is a threat in case of proxy wars....

 2018-07-14 02:40 

The Hindu

'Television addiction higher among unmarried, divorced and widowed people'...

NIMHANS survey covered 2,755 people in the age group of 18 to 65 years from neighbourhoods in east Bengaluru...

 2018-07-14 01:00 

Salon

Our cellphone addiction is turning wireless tech into an invisible weapon that's destroying wildlife...

Electromagnetic radiation from Wi-Fi and cell towers poses a "credible risk" to birds, mammals, insects and plants...

 2018-07-14 00:30 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Working out for recovery: Local gym promotes exercise for addiction, mental illness...

MADISON, Wis. - The gym is the perfect place to build muscle, strength, and for some, a new life.It's the perfect natural way for anybody trying to get better," said Katie Kiss, who oversees a Badger Fitness location in Madison.Transforming your p...

 2018-07-14 00:27 

BBC

Video games and mental health: 'Nobody's properly talking'...

Addiction is the latest gaming concern, but experts believe there's more to the story....

 2018-07-14 00:17 

Reuters

Indivior wins preliminary injunction against generic rival...

A U.S. court has granted Indivior a preliminary injunction blocking India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories from selling cut-price versions of the British drugmaker's best-selling opioid addiction treatment in the United States, Indivior said on Frid...

 2018-07-13 23:51 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

New York to allow medical marijuana as substitute to painkillers...

The state's Department of Health says this natural alternative doesn't carry the risk of addiction and helps fight against the opioid epidemic....

 2018-07-13 23:19 

WHSV

[ Harrisonburg ]

Sentara RMH receives grant to help prevent children's tobacco use...

Sentara RMH received a $150,000 grant to prevent Valley children from using tobacco. The hospital hopes to stop an addiction that begins young....

 2018-07-13 23:17 

Reuters

Britain's Indivior wins preliminary injunction against generic rival...

A U.S. court has granted Indivior a preliminary injunction blocking India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories from selling cut-price versions of the British drugmaker's best-selling opioid addiction treatment in the United States, Indivior said on Frid...

 2018-07-13 22:57 

Reuters

Britain's Indivior wins preliminary injuction against generic rival...

A U.S. court has granted Indivior a preliminary injunction blocking India's Dr. Reddy's Laboratories from selling cut-price versions of the British drugmaker's best-selling opioid addiction treatment in the United States....

 2018-07-13 22:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses opioid crisis in Portland...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says a boost in federal law enforcement will reduce addiction and overdose deaths plaguing Maine....

 2018-07-13 22:45 

WorldNetDaily

Bernie's Opioid Importation Facilitation Act...

While the Trump administration works to stem the raging epidemic of opioid addiction, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has a plan to make it worse. He calls it the Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act, S. 469. This legislation would open our b...

 2018-07-13 22:33 

CBS Pittsburgh

[ KDKA ]

Magee-Womens Hospital Pilot Program Aims To Help Most Innocent Victims Of Drug Addiction...

Magee-Womens Hospital has created a new unit called the Parent Partnership Unit to help babies with symptoms of drug withdrawal....

 2018-07-13 22:09 

Deseret News

Letter: Eradicate the disease of distraction...

Distraction is a disease and an addiction. If you have it, get help immediately....

 2018-07-13 20:52 

Reuters

Purdue Pharma loses bid to dismiss Alaska lawsuit over opioid marketing...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP must face a lawsuit by Alaska's attorney general accusing the drug producer of fraudulently marketing opioids and misrepresenting the risk of addiction associated with the painkillers, a state court judge has ruled....

 2018-07-13 19:47 

WTOP

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses opioid crisis...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions put in a plug for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Friday as he touted the role of law enforcement in reducing addiction and overdose......

 2018-07-13 18:47 

Irish Independent

Burglar thanked judge for "saving" his life by putting him back into custody...

A burglar with a history of drug addiction has thanked a judge for "saving" his life by putting him back into custody....

 2018-07-13 18:22 

China Post

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses opioid crisis...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions put in a plug for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Friday as he touted the role of law enforcement in reducing addiction and overdose deaths plaguing Maine and New Engla...

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