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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Heavy drinking in middle age speeds cognitive decline, study finds

    Heavy drinking in middle age speeds cognitive decline, study finds
    Middle-aged men who consume an average of more than 2½ alcoholic drinks per day accelerate the rate at which their memories decline by almost six years over a 10-year span, says a new study. And while a higher consumption of spirits such as vodka, gin,...
  • NFL is investigating alleged bullying of Dolphins player

    A week after Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin walked away from the team amid alleged threats and racially charged harassment from a fellow offensive lineman, the NFL is looking into whether the team played a role in allowing the bullying culture to...
  • 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...
  • Re-open debate about ADHD rates

    According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every 10 American children over the age of three has been diagnosed with ADHD. Before turning 18, nearly 14 percent of children will have been diagnosed. Most...
  • 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...
  • Dopey proposal

     
    Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
  • Mocha Moms of Howard County a support group for stay-at-home mothers

    These groups meet regularly. Abusive relationships — Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, 5457 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 310, Columbia. Free child care. 410-997-0304. Adult Children of Alcoholics — Wednesdays, 7 p....
  • Study finds about 20% of Md. college students show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency

    Study finds about 20% of Md. college students show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency
    A new report has found that about 19 percent of underage and 22 percent of college students ages 21 to 24 in Maryland show signs of alcohol abuse or dependency. The report was done by a collaborative of Maryland's higher education institutions that have...
  • Phil Everly dies at 74; half of vocal duo the Everly Brothers

    Phil Everly, who with his brother, Don, made up the most revered vocal duo of the rock-music era, their exquisite harmonies profoundly influencing the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Byrds and countless younger-generation rock, folk and country singers,...
  • Dopey proposal says medical pot users can't have guns

    Dopey proposal says medical pot users can't have guns
    Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from owning firearms. "I don't think it's constitutional," said Richard Pearson,...
  • L.A. County backs out of sending jail inmates to facility in Taft

    L.A. County backs out of sending jail inmates to facility in Taft
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to halt a controversial plan to send county jail inmates to a facility in Kern County after a board member who had originally supported the contract changed her mind. The supervisors voted last month to...