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Cannibuster: New Drug Test for High Drivers

While there have been some promising advancements here and there as far as developments for a marijuana breathalyzer, it seems now two graduate students from Ohio have changed the game and potentially revolutionized the concept with a device that could give police officers across the nation a new advantage in detecting drugged drivers. Drugged driving . . . . Continue Reading

Republican Presidential Hopeful Addiction Shouldn’t Be Criminalized

  Generally, the term “republican” is synonymous with “conservative.” And, generally, someone who is a conservative believes in either continuing to do things the way they’ve always been done, or to return to a time when things were done a certain way – looking back with a sort of blind nostalgia. I say that because, . . . . Continue Reading

Awesome Women in History: Nellie Bly

Born in this day in 1864, today would be the 151st birthday of Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman, better known by her pen name Nellie Bly, who was a groundbreaking journalist, world-record breaker, and women’s rights activist. In a nutshell, Nellie Bly left a lasting mark on investigative journalism as well as on the landscape of American . . . . Continue Reading

6 of the Most Disliked Personalities

Nobody’s perfect, and sometimes we judge people based off of the things that make the least sense. Other times we get to know someone a little, and realize their personality (or lack thereof) does not mesh very well with our own. It seems statistically everybody loves optimists, nobody dislikes narcissists, and we all have some . . . . Continue Reading

The Missing Link between ADHD and Childhood Eating Disorders

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a well-known disorder in children and is associated with childhood developmental problems, and is commonly defined by symptoms such as inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Although it may seem that ADHD would have nothing to do with a condition like anorexia or any other eating disorder, these issues that once . . . . Continue Reading

Kim Richards of RHOBH is in Rehab Again

Kim Richards, of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fame, is back in rehab, this not being her first time in treatment for her alcohol addiction. It seems Richards finally arrived at the decision to get help again after being confronted during an interview with Dr. Phil as well as a recent arrest for public . . . . Continue Reading

Depression Alters Your DNA But This Is Good News for Finding a Treatment

Depression doesn’t just change your mentality—it also leaves marks on your DNA, report scientists from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (WTCHG). The finding was so surprising that the scientists initially met it with skepticism and admit that they required a substantial amount of convincing to believe it was not merely a coincidence. As . . . . Continue Reading

Americans Are Drinking More Alcohol Than Ever!

I have asked the question before, are Americans underestimating alcohol? Our relationship with the word ‘moderation’ has never been as well-known as our relationship with alcohol, and now a new study has confirmed that in regards to drinking. Now in the U.S. our alcohol consumption throughout is at an all-time high! We pride ourselves in . . . . Continue Reading

Texas Underestimating Overdose Deaths

The opiate epidemic has taken a few turns in the past year or so regarding the drugs most commonly used and the drastic numbers of overdose deaths across the country. Public enemy number one in America was prescription opiates, then the title was given to heroin as stricter prescription drug policies were put in place . . . . Continue Reading

Heroin for Heroin Addicts?

Drug addiction treatment that’s one-size-fits-all doesn’t help everyone who’s struggling. Obviously, there are some who fall outside the current standard of treatment for substance use disorders. As it stands, standard treatments for heroin drug addiction include detoxification, abstinence programs, and methadone maintenance. However, there is a subgroup of people that do not benefit from these . . . . Continue Reading