Articles in Category: Breaking News

Child Development Problems A Result Of Pre-Pregnancy Drinking

on Monday, 22 September 2014.

Most women are well-aware that drinking during pregnancy can put their child at risk for developing fetal alcohol syndrome and other birth defects. However, new research indicates that even pre-pregnancy drinking can also lead to certain developmental problems especially if the mother struggles with addiction or binge drinking.

Suspended Cleveland Brown’s Josh Gordon Learning Accountability

on Monday, 22 September 2014.

Josh Gordon, who plays as a receiver for the Cleveland Browns has been served a strong dose of reality after a recent decision from the NFL has ruled that he is to serve a season-long suspension from the NFL after failing yet another drug test and testing positive for marijuana. This is not the first time the All-Pro player has tested positive for the drug. In fact, during his career he has tested positive for marijuana a whopping seventy times.

NY Legislation To Improve Treatment For Heroin And Opioid Addiction

on Monday, 22 September 2014.

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo addressed what has been described by many as a rampant heroin epidemic on June 24, 2014. Heroin and opiate overdoses have rapidly become one of the most fast-growing causes of death in recent years, and many regions are struggling with ways in which this dangerous problem may be addressed.