Addiction

Boston Mental Health Court an alternative for troubled probationers

21 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A lifelong battle with mental illness coupled with bullying in high school led Somerville resident Francis Fenimore, 23, down a path of drug use, excessive drinking and...
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Kaine, McConnell bill would raise minimum age to buy tobacco, including e-cigarettes, to 21

23 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week the CDC reported 1,479 lung injury cases associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products nationwide. On Friday, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine...
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Convicted bank robber awaiting sentencing for six Manhattan holdups busted for robbing half a dozen more banks

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

A serial bank robber allowed to walk free while awaiting sentencing for six Manhattan robberies was caught holding up another bank in Flatiron - then confessed to five more...
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'The Walking Dead' Season 10 Spoilers: Addicts & Alpha Meetings in Episode 3

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

"The Walking Dead" Season 10 episode 3 is almost here, and we have some spoilers in advance of its premiere. Who's an addict, and what's next for Alpha?
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CEOs, attorneys general trying to reach opioid settlement

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Chief executives of a handful of pharmaceutical and drug distribution companies were negotiating Friday with government attorneys to see if they can reach a settlement ahead of...
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Dispensed: Ancestry's big move into healthcare, digital health's disruption of addiction treatment, and investors' multi-billion-dollar bet on the microbiome

Dispensed: Ancestry's big move into healthcare, digital health's disruption of addiction treatment, and investors' multi-billion-dollar bet on the microbiome

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to another edition of Dispensed, the weekly healthcare newsletter where we're busy compiling names for our DC power-players post ( if you haven't submitted a name...
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Demi Lovato fans are rallying around the singer after a hacker leaked alleged nude photos of her on Snapchat

Demi Lovato fans are rallying around the singer after a hacker leaked alleged nude photos of her on Snapchat

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Demi Lovato fans are supporting the singer after a hacker leaked what appeared to be nude photos on her Snapchat account. Most fans urged users to be respectful and not look at...
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Opioid litigation talks can 'get a long way' to deal: lawyer

2 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Executives from several large healthcare companies and state attorneys general can "get a long way" toward settling the sprawling litigation over the U.S. opioid addiction...
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‘World of Warcraft' down, forcing gamers out of the basement and onto Twitter

‘World of Warcraft' down, forcing gamers out of the basement and onto Twitter

2 days ago   |   RT

Popular online role-playing game ‘World of Warcraft' is reportedly down, with users unable to connect to the game's servers driven to Twitter to complain, or worse again...
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How Employers Can Help Their Employees Through Addiction

2 days ago   |   Business

Addiction can strike anyone at any place, and it's nothing to joke about. It can completely ruin a person's life, and even when it doesn't go that far, it can still have a...
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Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Army officials say that the accident is under investigation. Read more ...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense secretary

US troops being pulled out of Syria will be deployed to western Iraq where they will battle Islamic State terrorists, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday. He did not... Read more ...

President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

He said his administration will begin the search for another site immediately. Read more ...

Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to win Kremlin Cup

Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to win Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW - Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the Kremlin Cup final on Sunday. Read more ...

Live Week 7 Fantasy Football Advice: Injury updates, start 'em sit 'em, NFL...

Live Week 7 Fantasy Football Advice: Injury updates, start 'em sit 'em, NFL DFS tips, more

Watch here as Fantasy Alarm's Howard Bender and Jennifer Piacenti go live at 11 a.m. ET and get you ready for your fantasy football matchups. From injury updates to NFL DFS... Read more ...

Mulvaney: Trump picked Doral to host G-7 because he's in the ‘hospitality...

Mulvaney: Trump picked Doral to host G-7 because he's in the ‘hospitality business'

WASHINGTON - Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump still considers himself part of the “hospitality business,” which was why he had wanted to use... Read more ...

Get the cluck out: Gay rights group claims victory as UK's first Chick-Fil-A...

Get the cluck out: Gay rights group claims victory as UK's first Chick-Fil-A shut down

Gay rights campaigners in Reading, England, are celebrating after a protest campaign seemingly led to the closure of the UK's first and only Chick-Fil-A restaurant, all over... Read more ...

Mulvaney defends Ukraine statements, says he didn't offer to resign

Mulvaney defends Ukraine statements, says he didn't offer to resign

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday again denied any “quid pro quo” in the handling of U.S. military funds to Ukraine, though acknowledging his White... Read more ...

4 killed as Bangladesh police fire at protesters outraged by defamatory...

4 killed as Bangladesh police fire at protesters outraged by defamatory Facebook post on Prophet Mohammed

Some 20,000 people took to the streets in Bangladesh to demand the death penalty for a Hindu man, who was arrested on accusations of writing a blasphemous Facebook post about... Read more ...

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

Nestor was downgraded from its tropical storm status but not before bringing havoc that included a middle school roof being shredded. Read more ...