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Author: Justin Mckibben A reality that is undeniable in this world is that somewhere on the planet, someone passes away every day. It is completely possible statistically that while you are reading this, someone is taking their last breaths. It... Learn MoreAlcohol Killing Americans in Record Numbers
[caption id="attachment_18641" align="aligncenter" width="449"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva There has been an influx of media attention on the heroin and painkiller epidemic which... Learn MoreWould Lowering the Drinking Age Increase High School Dropout Rates?
[caption id="attachment_17889" align="aligncenter" width="426"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva Could lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18 lead to increasing the high school... Learn MoreFind Out the Overdose Death Rate in YOUR State
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In the past years there has been so much concern in regards to the growing drug problems this country has been facing, especially in areas like Florida where the prescription drug market was a serious concern, and the fatality rate... Learn MoreWhen We Have Prosecutors Calling Addicts “Crack Hoes,” Will We Ever Be Able to Break Down The Stigma of Addiction?
The truth is sometimes much more simple than the stigma. But one must wonder when will the veil be lifted, and the prospect of drug-dealers, criminals and addiction not be limited to specific people, places and social backgrounds. It has... Learn More