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When Life Begins in Rehab: A Baby Heals After a Mother's Heroin Addiction

...  life begins in rehab: A baby heals after a mother's heroin addiction BALTIMORE — After a month of painful withdrawal that bunched her body into a tight ball, after tremors and diarrhea and sleeplessness and difficulty eating, Makenzee Kennedy went home to her bed in a drug rehab facility to celebrate a milestone … Read more on Washington Post Treatment programs offer hope and help to Lebanon County heroin addicts Fliers publicizing substance abuse prevention and other human-service programs fill a bulletin board in the waiting room at the Lebanon County Commission on Drug and Alcohol Abuse offices at 220 E. Lehman St. in Lebanon. (John Latimer — Lebanon … Read more on Lebanon Daily News Read ...

'Cardiac Nats' Resuscitate Their Offense vs. Rockies, Thanks in Part to Lineup

...  Nats' resuscitate their offense vs. Rockies, thanks in part to lineup … “With him coming back from the injury, not feeling his stroke as much as he wants to, it's a good opportunity to get him in the leadoff spot and get him some fastballs to hit,” Williams said. Werth was hitting .184 entering Tuesday's game, and a strong … Read more on Washington Post Column: Aging matters — what is long-term care? The most common are heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity, and arthritis. Evidence shows that elders with chronic … Long-term care delivers support at home, in the community like adult day care, meal programs or senior centers, or in a … Read more on Waxahachie Daily Light Tags: heart disease, washington post ...

Biogen (BIIB) George A. Scangos, Ph.D. on Q2 2015 Results – Earnings Call

Biogen (BIIB) George A. Scangos, Ph.D. on Q2 2015 Results – Earnings Call … Our collaborator, Isis Pharmaceuticals, recently presented additional results from the ongoing Phase 2 studies evaluating SMNRx in infants and children with spinal muscular atrophy. We believe the available data are increasingly … However, secondary … Read more on Seeking Alpha Will I Be Paralyzed Like My Mother Once Was? Sometimes referred to as Arnold-Chiari syndrome or more simply as Chiari, the condition that befell my mother is one in which a defect in the lower-back part the skull causes the cerebellum to squish toward the spine, thus causing increased pressure … Read more on Huffington Post Canada Read more... ...

Rehabs Downsize as County Postpones Funding Decision: Substance Abuse

...  47 having turned many drug crimes to misdemeanors. “It's really incredibly important because if someone is in … Read more on San Mateo Daily Journal Obama's calling for sentencing reform: Will it happen? A coalition of liberal and conservative groups have coalesced around the need to cut the amount of spending on prisons and direct money instead to drug and alcohol treatment centers. Marc Levin, who directs the Right on Crime initiative at the Texas … Read more on Washington Post (blog) Tags: alcohol treatment centers, drug and alcohol treatment centers, drug rehab centers, drug and alcohol treatment, substance abuse ...

A Clash Over Scientology as Vote Looms on a Proposed Church-Backed Drug

...  clash over Scientology as vote looms on a proposed church-backed drug … A protest over a proposed Church of Scientology-backed drug rehab center near Camp David has blown up into an intense proxy battle in the bitter culture war over the religion. As a key Frederick County Council vote looms Tuesday, opponents of Narconon … Read more on Washington Post Demand is high, but addiction treatment business falls short BEVERLY — When it comes to the heroin epidemic, nobody disputes the notion that there is an overwhelming demand for treatment. But if the demand is so great, why haven't treatment centers been popping up like convenience stores? Experts say one … Read more on Eagle-Tribune Tags: treatment centers, rehab center, drug rehab, treatment center, church of scientology, addiction treatment, drug ...

A Counteroffensive in the Heroin War

...  counteroffensive in the heroin war As pastor of New Life Evangelical Baptist Church and founder and president of what is now the largest faith-based methadone treatment center in the United States, treating almost 2,000 addicted patients a day, I have been fighting this war in the … Read more on Washington Post Homeless man found dead in Tremont battled drug addiction, father says … said Friday in a phone interview with Northeast Ohio Media Group that his son might have fatally overdosed on drugs. "He was on heroin, marijuana, you name it," Bob Waler said of his son, who has been in and out of jail and treatment centers for years. Read more on cleveland.com Tags: united states, drug addiction, treatment centers, baptist church, drug addict ...

Mosque Attacker Resentful

...  perspective, he has a little ways to go in terms of understanding that it was a horrendous crime … Read more on Toledo Blade Jon Hamm exits rehab for alcoholism before 'Mad Men' final season premiere “With the support of his longtime partner Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for his struggle with alcohol addiction,” a spokesman for Hamm said in a statement, as the Associated Press reported. … He got divorced. There were … Read more on Washington Post Read ...