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Psychiatrist Omar Manejwala shares his expertise on addiction and compulsive behaviors and why recovery from cravings is mostly about what you start doing, and much less about what you stop doing.

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This two-part series examines this issues on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation: Part 1: A Community's Struggle with Addiction Part 2: Services Offered to Recovering Drug Users 
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Journalists Allie Hostler and Jacob Simas examine how people on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation are dealing with rampant methamphetamine addiction.

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Arysta LifeScience, the manufacturer of methyl iodide, a toxic fumigant used in soil preparation for strawberries, carrots and other vegetable crops, has just announced that it is suspending all sales of the known carcinogen in the U.S.

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How one doctor could allow another doctor to use his license to order painkillers for a clinic being used as a front for a drug mill and still be allowed to operate with no restrictions on his license is a true mystery. Finally, William Heisel reports, Dr. Scott Bickman faces some sanctions.

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When I set out to produce my fellowship series on prescription drug abuse in West Virginia, I already knew some grim statistics. Residents here are more likely than those of any other state to die of a prescription overdose. Because of high rates of chronic disease and occupational injuries, people in West Virginia also fill more prescriptions per capita than anywhere else.

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On a tie vote, state senators on Thursday rejected a proposal to require a prescription for cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine.

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Why are parents still giving their toddlers OTC cough medicine? Answers and more in our Daily Briefing

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Treatment centers such as Chad's Hope in Clay County aim to help get prescription drug addicts back on track. This story is part of a series that examines prescription drug abuse in Kentucky.

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A mad cow disease scare, smokers hiding from their dentists, and some heart screening tests you probably don't need, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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