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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill

    New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill
    The federal government on Friday announced it had drafted new rules aimed at keeping people who have been involuntarily committed to psychiatric treatment from buying guns. The Department of Health and Human Services said one proposed rule would "remove...
  • Reform brings health care to more Americans

    Because the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land, Barack Obama is a transformative president, one of our greatest. Yes, the roll-out of the federal website was an initial disaster, now largely fixed. Yes, the law is flawed. But lost in all the...
  • Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members

    Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members
    Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments late Friday to the North Broward Hospital District board of commissioners. Though the board seats are unpaid, the hospital district board seats are plum appointments. The North Broward Hospital District...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Five candidates vying for four seats on Allentown School Board

     
    Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...
  • Door-to-door liquor delivery helps small stores survive

    Door-to-door liquor delivery helps small stores survive
    Mary Michaels keeps a bucket of treats under the counter for people who come in with dogs. She greets customers by first name. A woman walks in the front door just to tell Michaels that she's having a second baby. Michaels owns Almor Wine & Spirits on...
  • 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...
  • Hearing postponed for Venice boardwalk hit-and-run suspect

    The suspect accused of using his car to kill an Italian honeymooner and injure 16 people on the Venice Boardwalk in August will have to wait at least another week to learn whether he will stand trial on murder and other charges, a judge ruled Thursday....
  • 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. •...