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(Novus writes inspirational stories of people in the news who have overcome addiction. This is not to infer that these people are connected to Novus Medical Detox Center but simply to provide hope and encouragement to those fighting addiction.) In early October last year (2015), tens of thousands…

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Back in 2014, a study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that public attitudes toward substance abuse are far more negative than toward mental illness. While mental illness has become more acceptable to the public as a medical problem, "drug addiction" and addiction in…

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On October 4, 2015, tens of thousands of people gathered on The Mall in Washington, DC, for the first UNITE To Face Addiction Rally. The rally also brought together for the first time some 700 “mobilizing partners of national, state and local organizations to face addiction and stand up for…

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asked for a big budget increase to help change the way America’s doctors write prescriptions for narcotic painkillers, to help states provide better patient care and address drug-related violence, among other goals. Prescription medications are…

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Christina Huffington was only 16 when she did her first line of cocaine. In almost no time, it seemed, she was buying and snorting the drug regularly, and the drug abuse followed her from high school through most of her college years. The daughter of media mogul Arianna Huffington, creator and…

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Over the last couple of years, prescription drug abuse statistics have slightly improved – only a tiny bit, and only among some age groups in some states – but it’s an encouraging improvement, the first we’ve seen in over a decade. But as we’ve reported so often recently, methadone abuse…

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John Paul DeJoria, billionaire co-founder of Paul Mitchell hair care products, is known around the world for his philanthropy and humanitarian activities. But DeJoria is even better known as the self-made entrepreneur who exemplifies the American Dream — a man who rose from being broke and…

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This would be a wonderful thing. Daily we are seeing new revelations that doctors who have endorsed drugs were actually on the payroll of a company making the drug. Independent, scientific and non-biased research is essential if we are going to have confidence in any drug. The excellent…

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FDA drops plan for prescription drug watch list By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Health officials said on Friday they had dropped plans to keep a public list of prescription drugs with emerging safety concerns, one of the measures proposed after Merck & Co.'s 2004 withdrawal of its…

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