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Dealing with “Demons”

Dealing with “Demons” By: Anson Burlingame October 23, 2014 Go to http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2014/10/23/elizabeth-vargas-returns-to-abc/?icid=maing-grid7%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl17%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D550698 and read another story of another celebrity coming out of...

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Missouri Alone in Resisting Prescription Drug Database

Missouri Alone in Resisting Prescription Drug Database By ALAN SCHWARZ  JULY 20, 2014 SIKESTON, Mo. — On his office phone at L & S Pharmacy, Richard Logan listened as a doctor’s office detailed how a patient had just left with her third prescription for painkillers in...

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Addiction & Alcoholism – Why Can’t They Stop

By Christian Shire If you've never been addicted, never physically or psychologically dependent on drugs or alcohol, it can be very tough to understand how someone can destroy themselves so tragically, tough to understand how they can continue to drink or drug even in...

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Rest in Peace Mr. Hoffman

Rest in peace, Mr. Hoffman. He had enjoyed 23 years of clean time, previous to his relapse.  Phillip Seymour Hoffman. In the announcement of his recent death from a drug overdose, CNN refers to Hoffman as “everyman,”  and indeed, he was extraordinarily talented while...

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