3rd suit alleges rehabs kept pay

Alcoholism - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 03:24

A lawsuit filed in Benton County court this week alleges that two Arkansans worked at Northwest Arkansas chicken plants and other manufacturing sites without pay in lieu of criminal prosecution. The plaintiffs accuse Simmons Foods, Hendren Plastics, up to 30 "John Does" and two rehabilitation programs of conspiring to use clients as free labor to fill a shortage of manufacturing workers in the region.

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Jennifer Lopez films Second Act with Vanessa Hudgens

Alcoholism - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:18

Trump makes an emotional speech about the brother he lost to alcoholism as he and Melania declare opioid addiction a 'national public health emergency' Happy ladies! Jennifer Lopez beams as co-star Vanessa Hudgens is seen for first time on Brooklyn set of their new movie Second Act Jennifer Lopez looked to be in a good mood on Thursday as she filmed her new movie Second Act in Brooklyn. Also on set was Vanessa Hudgens who was seen in character for the first time.

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Jenna Dewan fetches coffee wearing cheery floral top

Alcoholism - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:38

Trump makes an emotional speech about the brother he lost to alcoholism as he and Melania declare opioid addiction a 'national public health emergency' A blooming good start to the day! Jenna Dewan looks cheery in a bright floral top on a morning coffee run As a busy mom, wife and a judge on World Of Dance, she certainly needs plenty of energy to make it through her jam-packed days. The actress, 36, turned heads in a bright floral blouse with a keyhole neckline as she headed out for her early caffeine fix.

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GBBO: Stacey Hart treated to pole dancer display

Alcoholism - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 01:34

Trump makes an emotional speech about the brother he lost to alcoholism as he and Melania declare opioid addiction a 'national public health emergency' 'They know how to cheer a girl up!' Great British Bake Off star Stacey Hart praises hotel staff for drafting in a hunky half-naked POLE DANCER to boost her spirits after losing out on a place in the final She just missed out on a place in next week's Great British Bake Off final after Paul Hollywood made what he said was his hardest decision in eight years of judging the cookery contest. But Stacey Hart was in high spirits on Wednesday when she was treated to a pole dancing display by a half-naked hunk in her hotel just 24 hours after her Bake Off journey came to an end.

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'Weinstein Effect' reaches foot of Parliament Hill as celebrity chef admits to sexual harassment

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 21:20

In the summer of 2016, a new restaurant opened on Ottawa's Sparks Street, just a short block from Parliament Hill. Built in a grand building that once housed a bank, Riviera, with its 50-foot vaulted ceiling and expansive bar, was designed from the start to be a gathering place for the power-brokers of the nation's capital.

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The Latest: Trump recalls brother's struggle with alcoholism

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:49

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The Latest: Trump recalls brother's struggle with alcoholism

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:49

The first lady offered opening remarks Thursday before President Donald Trump gave a speech on opioid addiction. The president plans to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency.

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Donald Trump recalls death of brother Fred from alcoholism, promotes abstinence campaign

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:49

In rallying the nation against drug addiction Thursday, President Trump spoke in unusually personal terms about the death of his older brother Fred from alcoholism, and about the lesson it holds for him in the value of abstinence. "Best-looking guy," the president recalled.

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Russell Brand on his Hammersmith Apollo show, addiction, book number...

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:28

Each night before his Re: Birth stand-up tour, Russell Brand asks the audience to fill in a questionnaire detailing their most mortifying moments. As he talks to NME before a gig in Reading, he flicks through tonight's catalogue of cringe.

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$10M in funding announced to expand addiction services in NY

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 11:57

The $10 million capital funding will develop and support up to 75 new, community-based medically supervised detox programs. The programs will provide around-the-clock care to people who are under the influence of alcohol, opioids, and other substances, or suffering from withdrawal, and help connect them with further treatment programs.

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Another argument for marijuana put to rest

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 02:39

According to a recent Gallup poll , 51% of Republicans support the legalization of marijuana, and 72% of Democrats and 67% of independents do, too . Is it a lost cause to oppose legalization nowadays? The health issues have already been covered in many online sources, like these two posts .

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Lawmakers eye treatment programs in opioid battle

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 22:26

A combination of short-term intensive treatment beds, long-term outpatient services and medically assisted treatment could be the blueprint for a solution to the opioid epidemic gripping the state, a powerful Senate chairwoman said Wednesday.

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Why Jack's Big Family Reveal in 'This Is Us' Is More Than a Standard Twist

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 18:03

It may not be true of every episode but it's frequent enough to make an impact: This Is Us likes to throw twists at its audience. Very often the show will reveal something about the Pearson family that was unknown before now.

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Ex-WWE Champ Kaitlyn Reveals Drug & Alcohol Addiction, 'I Wanted to Die'

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 15:53

"I remember getting out of the hospital feeling like death, with a medical taper plan of meds and thinking, 'What have I done to myself?'" Kaitlyn says a lot of people get hooked on those detox meds ... but she instead turned to alcohol to deal with her depression and anxiety. The former Divas champ didn't detail exactly how she overcame her addictions -- or the drug she was hooked on -- but says she's been able to rebuild her life in the time since.

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ADAPT kicks off Safe Halloween Week

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:19

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team is running their fifth-annual Safe Halloween Week Oct. 23-31. The student organization is hosting events throughout the week to promote safety and awareness of alcohol abuse during Halloween weekend.

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Winnipeg's 1st Crystal Meth Anonymous group launches to support those battling addiction

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 06:33

In response to the city's growing methamphetamine problem, a handful of Winnipeggers in recovery have established a new support group - Crystal Meth Anonymous Manitoba. Earlier this week, CBC News reported the drug is "flooding the market ."

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Wall Street Journal follows Natural News, covers licorice root...

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 02:09

Has someone at the Wall Street Journal been following Natural News ? It sure seems like it, as the paper recently published a piece on a topic that the mainstream media usually ignores: The power of nature and the difficulties often encountered by those who want to bring products with natural ingredients to the masses. Rife with articles about the latest chemical solutions lining the pockets of Big Pharma, it's actually newsworthy when they admit that something natural can be beneficial , as they did in this case with the natural molecule found in licorice root extract known as glycyrrhizin.

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Information evening about encouraging men to work through issues

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 23:52

Man Up co-ordinator Regan Davis will host an information evening on Thursday in Timaru about 15-week free courses for men and women. From a young age the Christchurch man decided he didn't want to follow the same path and made a stand.

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Methamphetamine is Texas' largest drug threat according to a UT professor's report

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 16:43

Methamphetamine remains the largest drug threat in Texas, causing 715 deaths in 2017, according to a substance abuse trend report published by social work professor Jane Maxwell last week. "Meth has been a problem in the United States for a number of years," Maxwell said.

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What You Should Know About Liver Cancer

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:10

Primary liver cancer has been relatively rare in the U.S., but the incidence - and death rate - is on the rise, says Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, liver cancer incidence increased 2.3 percent per year between 2003 and 2012, and the rate of deaths is increasing faster than for other types of cancer .

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