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Farrah Fawcett's Son Blames Recent Arrest On Parents, Not Drugs

Redmond O’Neal claims his troubled life is a result of the expectations and attention placed on him for being the son of the famous couple. Redmond O’Neal, son of Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O’Neal, blames his recent arrest not on drug problems, but because of the pressure of having famous parents. After many speculated that…

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Ambien Makers To Roseanne: Racism Is Not A Known Side Effect

Rosanne Barr blamed the sleep medication for a tweet where she compared a former White House aide to an ape. After an offensive tweet that cost TV star Roseanne Barr her rebooted show, she tried to lay the blame on the sleep aid Ambien. “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” read…

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Morning Roundup: June 4, 2018

Student-built website allows county residents to explore overdose data, Artie Lange: ‘I have an issue that needs to be taken care of,’ Turkish rapper arrested for encouraging drug use.  Turkey: Rapper Arrested Accused of Encouraging Drug Use [Washington Post] ‘Angels in America’ Again: It’s Time to Humanize Addiction [STAT News] Student-Built Website Allows County Residents…

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Neil Strauss' Evolution: From Pick-Up Artist to Relationship Expert

“Your relationship success has nothing to do with your partner, it’s really all about you and working on yourself…Until you do that you’ll always fall in love with the same kind of person.” Neil Strauss has an enviable list of accomplishments. A nine time best-selling author, he got his start as a music critic writing…

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Montana Tribes To Feds: Help Our Community Fight Meth Addiction

Addiction has undermined the infrastructure of the reservation, says one tribal board executive. Native American tribes in Montana are asking the federal government to help them confront methamphetamine addiction in their communities, which they say is causing health consequences and putting many children in foster care.  Members of the tribal executive board for the Fort…

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FDA Challenges Developers To Make Better Pain Treatment Devices

For an innovation challenge, the FDA is looking for devices that provide more benefits than opioids, with fewer risks.  The Food and Drug Administration wants better options available for treating pain—and it is turning to developers for help.  The FDA announced this week that it is running a new innovation challenge for medical devices that…

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Older Americans Among "The Unseen" In The Opioid Epidemic

Opioid misuse nearly doubled for Americans older than 50 over a 12-year span.  The focus of the opioid crisis tends to be on younger generations. But this could be problematic, as, according to the Washington Post, older generations are increasingly at risk to develop opioid use disorders.  This is backed up by information from the…

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Store That Sold Hemp Chews, CBD Oils For Pets Shuttered By E-Commerce Site

“We all know that it’s completely asinine that CBD is a controlled substance at all. It doesn’t even get you high, and it absolutely has medical value.” A couple of months ago, Shopify shuttered the account of Treatibles, a company that sells popular hemp chews and CBD oils for pets, claiming the company sold products…

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Avoiding a Rut: 4 Ways to Make Addiction Recovery Interesting

Addiction recovery is a tough and arduous process. Going from addiction to a successful recovery takes hard work, persistence, and staying true to yourself and your own goals. There are many ways to make addiction recovery interesting; we want to go over a handful of them with you now. Sometimes when there are too many failures…

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Top 10 Reasons for Seeking Treatment for Addiction

There are many reasons for seeking treatment for addiction. Here, we will discuss some of the reasons you may have finally accepted the fact that you indeed do need professional help to recover from your drug or alcohol dependence. One of your reasons for seeking treatment for addiction could be: The fear of losing your…