Articles in Category: Breaking News

The 5 Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

on Friday, 15 August 2014.

The 5 Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

There is little question that prescription drug use is on the rise in the United States. The rapid increase in the number of hospitalizations and and deaths related to prescription drug use and abuse has led many parents, doctors, and law enforcement agents to search for possible ways in which the tide of prescription drug addiction can be stemmed.

U.S. Senate Proposing New Bills To Fight Heroin Addiction

on Monday, 18 August 2014.

U.S. Senate Proposing New Bills To Fight Heroin Addiction

As heroin addiction and abuse continues to devastate both individuals in small cities and those in large metropolitan areas, many doctors and teachers and therapists are turning to law enforcement and government officials for answers as to what may be an effective means of minimizing and ultimately eliminating the use and abuse of this deadly drug.

South Africa Looking to Cut Down on Alcohol Advertisements

on Monday, 18 August 2014.

South Africa Looking to Cut Down on Alcohol Advertisements

The government of South Africa has made efforts to combat the nation’s significant problem with alcohol abuse by proposing a ban on liquor advertisements. The Control of Marketing of Alcohol Beverages bill that would ban alcohol ads throughout the country still remains under consideration with much debate as to the impact it would have on the community and the economy.

 

Is Teen Culture Now A Drug Fueled Culture?

on Tuesday, 19 August 2014.

 Is Teen Culture Now A Drug Fueled Culture?

Almost every parent of a teen worries about their child getting involved with drugs or alcohol use. Teens have always been the population most prone to peer pressure that may lead to experimentation, and teens are also the people that may be most at risk for some of the dangers associated with drug or alcohol use.