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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Staten Island’s new prescription drug pilot program will allow individuals to leave unwanted prescription drug pills at a drop box in any of the borough’s four police precincts. While the pilot program launched to little fanfare in early October, already police report that every drop box has been filled to the brim at least once Continue Reading

What to do if Your Intervention Fails

After discovering that a loved one is abusing drugs or alcohol, you and your family members may have decided that an intervention would be the best way to help. Interventions require time, planning and the guidance of a professional addictions counselor. Even with the investment of time and expertise, it’s possible for an intervention to Continue Reading

8 Ways to Get Help for Drug Addiction

If a loved one is struggling with drug addiction, your may feel frustrated, isolated and overwhelmed. The good news is that you are not, in fact, alone. From community groups to online networks, there are many supportive resources to help your loved one take the first steps towards getting sober. From finding the right treatment Continue Reading

Top 10 Prescription Drugs Prescribed In America

The Top 10 Prescription Drugs Prescribed In America Based on Monthly Prescriptions 1. Synthroid was prescribed on average, 22.6 million times in a month. Synthroid is a replacement those who do not produce enough hormones that normally are produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body’s energy and metabolism. This number one prescribed drug Continue Reading

Is There a Pill to Cure Alcoholism?

Could a new pill be a magical “cure” for alcoholism? Britain’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently announced new guidelines for the use of Nalmefene, a daily tablet that could theoretically keep cravings for alcohol at bay, according to the Guardian. According to initial research, Nalmefene works by blocking the part of Continue Reading

Oscar Taveras Was Intoxicated During His Fatal Crash

Oscar Taveras Had a Blood Alcohol Level of Five Times Legal Limit During the Fatal Crash The 22 year old, St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder, Oscar Taveras, was intoxicated at the time of his fatal car crash, that killed him and his 18 year old girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo. At the time of the accident, the Continue Reading

FBI Shuts Down Black Market Website Silk Road

FBI Shuts Down Black Market Website Silk Road Again and Arrests the Owner One year after the FBI shuts down the black market website Silk Road, the FBI has shut it down once again. Silk Road 2.0 was shut down earlier this month by the FBI. This comes as a shock, due to the fact Continue Reading

Drugs Harmful Effects on the Body Show Dangerous Results

  Drugs Harmful Effects on the Body Show Just How Dangerous Drugs Are By now, we all know drugs are bad for you. With social media, the news, and many other sources, we are constantly being bombarded with the drug overdose of a celebrity or a drunk driving accident that killed 10 people. It seems Continue Reading

Report: Hitler was on Crystal Meth

Adolf Hitler is known for presiding over one of the worst genocides in modern history. The lives of 5 or 6 million Jews, 3 million Soviet prisoners of war, and millions more civilians were claimed by the brutal Holocaust death camps spread throughout Axis territories. Since World War II, historians have delved deep into Hitler’s Continue Reading

MI Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Legislation Requiring Emergency Medical Responders be Trained to Administer Medications to Stop Drug Overdoses Approximately 100 people die each day because of drug overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making it a more frequent cause of death among 25 to 64-year-olds than motor vehicle accidents. The Continue Reading