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Drug Addiction Could Be Cured With Gene Therapy - EconoTimes

Wed, 2017-11-22 00:54

Drug Addiction Could Be Cured With Gene Therapy
EconoTimes
The opioid addiction crisis gripping the U.S. is currently one of the biggest health issues plaguing the country. In many cases, opioid addicts turn to using heroin or methamphetamine in order to get high. In what could potentially be the biggest ...

Madeline's Fight Against Heroin Addiction - KARK

Tue, 2017-11-21 21:59

KARK

Madeline's Fight Against Heroin Addiction
KARK
From meth to prescription pills, it was just the beginning of her drug use. "You would do these drugs - would they just not work anymore and you tried heroin?," KARK Reporter Mitch McCoy asks Madeline. "Yes. After awhile it wasn't and the money it was ...

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One Way to End Meth Addiction? Alter the DNA of Addicts Using Gene Therapy - Futurism

Tue, 2017-11-21 12:18

Futurism

One Way to End Meth Addiction? Alter the DNA of Addicts Using Gene Therapy
Futurism
Hundreds of thousands of people in the US alone suffer from meth addiction. A new treatment could offer a means of kicking the habit by using gene therapy to cancel out some of the drugs' effects.

Letter to the editor: Meth's effect on communities - Weekly Citizen

Tue, 2017-11-21 11:55

Weekly Citizen

Letter to the editor: Meth's effect on communities
Weekly Citizen
Meth has some of the most serious physical ramifications out of any drug. The damage can be lasting as well with the bodies of a meth addict still damaged even after methamphetamine rehabilitation. It can destroy a person's teeth, cause damage to the ...

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'The elephant in the room': Crystal meth use in Vancouver rises 600% over last decade - CBC.ca

Tue, 2017-11-21 09:18

CBC.ca

'The elephant in the room': Crystal meth use in Vancouver rises 600% over last decade
CBC.ca
Those symptoms — coupled with the fact that there are no dedicated pharmacological treatments for meth addiction — make it difficult for doctors to get through to their patients, let alone begin the process of trying to help them quit the highly ...

Recovering addict finds passion, helps others - KHQ Right Now

Mon, 2017-11-20 20:19

KHQ Right Now

Recovering addict finds passion, helps others
KHQ Right Now
Sherry Hegstad loves to cut hair. She's had her cosmetology license since 2014 and it makes her feel alive, gives her a sense of passion, a passion that she says wouldn't be possible today. “I was addicted to meth for 22 years,” Hegstad said. Hegstad ...

Potency, purity of drugs reaching even higher levels - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mon, 2017-11-20 07:20

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Potency, purity of drugs reaching even higher levels
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Ten years ago, the average gram of meth available in the U.S. was 39 percent pure. Today, it is being sold in a nearly pure state, manufactured in Mexican “superlabs” and smuggled across the border to feed an epidemic of addiction. The drug is being ...

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Town Hall Meeting Scheduled About Methamphetamine Concerns - Kfiz

Mon, 2017-11-20 00:16

Town Hall Meeting Scheduled About Methamphetamine Concerns
Kfiz
City of Fond du Lac police officers are seeing meth on our city streets. One of the drug abuse treatment and recovery centers in Fond du Lac is now reporting that they are seeing more meth addiction than heroin/opioids. Our concern with meth becoming a ...

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Clinic gives new hope to addicts - News - New Bern Sun Journal ... - New Bern Sun Journal

Sun, 2017-11-19 16:29

New Bern Sun Journal

Clinic gives new hope to addicts - News - New Bern Sun Journal ...
New Bern Sun Journal
This is the second of a three-part series on Bayboro's Hope Clinic, Part one, which ran in Sunday's Sun Journal, looked at Vivitrol as a drug to treat addiction.

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Ex-meth addict: 'I was stealing off my own family' - Radio New Zealand - Radio New Zealand

Sun, 2017-11-19 15:51

Radio New Zealand

Ex-meth addict: 'I was stealing off my own family' - Radio New Zealand
Radio New Zealand
Methamphetamine is no longer just a big city problem, small Otago communities are also confronting the epidemic.

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Local providers respond to increase in drug addiction among pregnant women - Billings Gazette

Sat, 2017-11-18 07:07

Billings Gazette

Local providers respond to increase in drug addiction among pregnant women
Billings Gazette
Rimrock Foundation, the region's largest addiction treatment provider, is also responding to the growing problem. The nonprofit will soon open a new treatment home specifically for pregnant women fighting addiction. The company is in the final stages ...

Fond du Lac police, drug-free group to hold town hall on meth use - Fond du Lac Reporter

Fri, 2017-11-17 09:59

Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac police, drug-free group to hold town hall on meth use
Fond du Lac Reporter
The town hall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 at Goodrich Little Theatre, and feature multiple speakers.

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Meth Is Still A Large, Growing Problem In Louisville - Wfpl - 89.3 WFPL

Fri, 2017-11-17 06:00

89.3 WFPL

Meth Is Still A Large, Growing Problem In Louisville - Wfpl
89.3 WFPL
More people in Louisville are being charged for possessing methamphetamines than for heroin and opiates combined, according to police data.

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Wiretaps and a co-conspirator take center stage in drug, racketeering trial - Goshen News

Fri, 2017-11-17 01:04

Wiretaps and a co-conspirator take center stage in drug, racketeering trial
Goshen News
Moreida wanted to atone for his role in the operation, saying he was trapped addiction until his arrest. “I was battling meth addiction,” Moreida said. “It was beyond a nightmare.” Campiti refuted what he called a “sob story,” saying Moreida didn't ...

This App Lets Teens Learn About Sex Through Text Messages - Broadly

Fri, 2017-11-17 00:47

Broadly

This App Lets Teens Learn About Sex Through Text Messages
Broadly
This information is all relayed to me with Katya's rapid, machine-gun-fire wit, and as a result it takes a moment for me to realize the gravity of what she's really saying. Crystal meth addiction is not a joke, which is precisely why Katya has made it ...

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This Housewife's Scandalous Sex Memoir Was Banned by the Supreme Court - Broadly

Fri, 2017-11-17 00:04

Broadly

This Housewife's Scandalous Sex Memoir Was Banned by the Supreme Court
Broadly
This information is all relayed to me with Katya's rapid, machine-gun-fire wit, and as a result it takes a moment for me to realize the gravity of what she's really saying. Crystal meth addiction is not a joke, which is precisely why Katya has made it ...

More access, funding needed to treat opioid addicts - Mankato Free Press

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:48

Mankato Free Press

More access, funding needed to treat opioid addicts
Mankato Free Press
Yet Wersal said opioid addiction isn't the biggest problem in the area — methamphetamine is far more prevalent. Though Minnesota has made it far more difficult to make meth, more drugs are crossing into the U.S. from Mexico and flooding the market ...

Opioid addiction discussed by committee - McDonough Voice

Thu, 2017-11-16 00:55

Opioid addiction discussed by committee
McDonough Voice
MACOMB — The problem of opioid addiction was discussed this week by the McDonough County Quality of Life Advisory Committee. Mayor Mike Inman said Macomb is ... (the addiction) is here and it will get worse...Meth and ice are still our greatest problem.

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