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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Venice crash suspect pleads not guilty to murder, other charges

    Venice crash suspect pleads not guilty to murder, other charges
    The man accused of using his car to kill an Italian honeymooner and injure 17 people in Venice pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder and other charges, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said. Nathan Louis Campbell, 38, is...
  • Obama retreats from the drug war

    Obama retreats from the drug war
    The American people once elected a president who favored decriminalizing marijuana. Jimmy Carter endorsed the change in 1976 as a candidate and again after taking office. Nothing happened, and more decades have been wasted in the war on cannabis and other...
  • Stay within guidelines of moderate drinking to avoid related health problems

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy a glass of wine each night with dinner and sometimes have another before bed. My husband is concerned and thinks I should take a break from it to make sure I'm not becoming addicted. Is it possible to become an alcoholic just...
  • Free Sunday liquor sales

    One of the oddities of life in America is going to the grocery store on Sunday morning to lay in various supplies, only to find yourself unable to get a six-pack of beer. Chicago is like many other places in restricting sales of alcohol on this particular...
  • UFC's Dana White has new reality show about boxing

    Before Dana White turned the Ultimate Fighting Championship into an international powerhouse as the company's president/promoter, he was a boxing trainer in Boston. He returns to those roots in producing “The Fighters,” which will debut on...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Resolutions Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the following classes at its Belcher Pavilion (formerly Health Sciences Pavilion), seventh floor of the Doordan Institute, Annapolis. To register, visit aamcevents.com or call 443-481-5555. •...
  • Why We Need Secure Treatment Facility For Girls

    Recently, a national juvenile justice advocacy organization said Connecticut leads all states in reducing the use of incarceration for young people who get into trouble. The National Juvenile Justice Network report (www.njjn.org/our-work/the-comeback-...
  • Union Station eases policy on homeless people sitting in terminal

    Union Station eases policy on homeless people sitting in terminal
    Officials are easing up on a controversial policy to keep homeless people from congregating and sleeping in Los Angeles' historic Union Station, reopening 30% of the terminal seating to the general public, a transportation official said Thursday....
  • Survivors of traumatic brain injuries more likely to die young

    Survivors of traumatic brain injuries more likely to die young
    People who suffer traumatic brain injuries face an elevated risk of death from suicide or accidents for years to come, according to a new study based on four decades of data on hundreds of thousand of patients in Sweden. Those who survived the immediate...
  • In UConn Religion Flap, The Women Called It Right

    In UConn Religion Flap, The Women Called It Right
    If a baseball player blesses himself before stepping into the batter's box, or gestures to heaven after hitting a home run, that's fine — it's a personal expression of faith. But if the team manager orders all the players to bless themselves, that...
  • Ed Duffy, 1945-2014

     Ed Duffy, 1945-2014
    Working was a multidimensional endeavor for Ed Duffy. He was a Chicago cop, deputy chief of staff under Gov. Jim Thompson, director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid, an Arlington Heights trustee, president of Arlington Park racetrack, chief...