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WDBJ7 ReporterHigh School is beginning to take on a life of it's own in Roanoke County. "I've heard that there are some people who do end up coming to school high." Sally Greenberg is a freshman at Hidden Valley High School and she's noticed that more and more of...
Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C. An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
Tags: Hepatitis, Blood Transfusion, Hepatitis C , Flu, Health Organizations
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, has died. She was 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the singer had died, but the cause and the...
EL CENTRO — A handgun was initially reported stolen out of a car while its owner was at the American Legion, according to El Centro Police Department logs. The report was taken early Saturday morning. The reporting party called back and said he...
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Organization of American States said Friday that countries should consider decriminalizing drug use, a shift backed by several Latin American leaders but opposed by the United States. Decriminalization could be one of many...
Tags: Punishment, Lifestyle and Leisure, Drug Use, Pakistan, Mexico
Illinois has come within a signature of becoming the 19th state to allow marijuana use for medical purposes. On Friday, the state Senate voted 35-21 to approve a medical marijuana measure, which now will head for Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk. The...
— Siding with patients who say cannabis is the only drug that can safely ease their chronic pain, the Senate sent Gov. Pat Quinn a measure Friday that would make Illinois the 19th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The issue sparked...
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The Orlando Sentinel's Front Burner columns on Friday addressing drug testing in schools illustrate that there are issues about which honest people can disagree in good faith. Harold J. Krent, dean and professor of law at Chicago-Kent law school, and...
KISSIMMEE — David Groover, formerly principal of Partin Settlement Elementary School, must serve a year in prison following his guilty plea and sentencing Monday for dealing drugs, court records show. The once widely popular educator admitted to...
There is no place for drugs in school, and Lake Highland Preparatory, as a private school, has every legal right to subject its students to random drug testing. Although courts have held that random drug testing in public schools violates the Fourth...
Daily American Staff WriterMethamphetamine labs are being found more in Somerset County than in previous years, said Cpl. Dennis Ulery, a supervisor on the Pennsylvania State Police Clandestine Lab Response Team. "Last year we had a 40 percent increase statewide and we are on pace...
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