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Chronicle AM–April 29, 2014
New York lawmakers have introduced a set of bills to help fight heroin with tougher penalties for dealers, more funding for overdose-reversal drugs and increased better coverage for treatment. The six bills would increase penalties for selling opioids …
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Nearly 4 million seriously mentally ill still without insurance
Community–based mental health facilities, like the Riverwood Centers in Minnesota that helped Bruce Echelberry, above, through depression, are facing public funding cuts and closures. Some low-income patients still needing mental health care will …
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Action needed to curb Adderall use among college students
One option that college students choose to boost their concentration and stay up all night is a “study drug” known as Adderall. Adderall is a medication used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is one of the most common …
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Starved: Inmate hunger strike leads to death in Kentucky
A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed after an inmate at the Kentucky State Penitentiary starved himself to death, a case that has exposed lapses in medical treatment and in how hunger strikes are …
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Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 steps back from an addiction nightmare
There are some government-run addiction programmes, such as the National Rehabilitation Centre in Abu Dhabi and Sheikh Khalifa Medical City's chemical dependency unit, but these services are for Emiratis only. Programmes for expatriates, such as the AA …
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Bids to shorten prison terms get bipartisan support (and opposition)
Now that the drug-fueled crime wave that began in the 1960s and lasted through the early 1980s has abated, public opinion polls indicate that crime ranks well below the economy and other issues on the public's list of concerns. But mandatory-minimum …
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Capital Health Care: MetroPlus ads; Obamacare security warning
The ads will aso attempt to raise awareness of the health plan's kiosk locations in Kings Plaza, Queen Center and Green Acres malls. http://on.nyc.gov/1rc7zhN. HEARTBLEED HEADACHE –- Healthcare.gov had a new message … “The goal is twofold: to provide …
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To Fight Extremism, Don't Alienate Troublemakers At The Mosque
The New York Police Department says it will end its surveillance program that targets mosques and Islamic community centers. Those programs started shortly after the September 11 attacks but were … One was Adam Gadahn in the Garden Grove mosque here …
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Club meetings, April 18
Smocking Arts Guild of America: The group meets April 23 and every fourth Wednesday of the month at the South Manatee County Branch Library, 6081 26th St. W., Bradenton. The group promotes education and quality workmanship in the fine needle arts …
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Riding on the Edge
Steve lived in Humboldt County, Calif., for most of his adult life. He fit in well in a … Kaitlynn remembers leaving the home near the Orange Street Food Farm and dropping off a couple guys who had been hanging out with her. She made a quick … The …
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Dina Lohan pleads guilty to drunk driving, speeding in New York
The newspaper also said he told her he wants her to perform 100 hours of community service before her sentencing date and that he plans to make her complete a 16-hour drug and alcohol rehabilitation program for drivers. Dina must also install Ignition …
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NCAA Council Approves Unlimited Meals
But according to an interpretation, spreads like cream cheese were prohibited, according to a February report by the Los Angeles Times. The NCAA eliminated that interpretation last year. The committee also approved a measure that would reduce the …
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Beverly Hills News – Former Beverly Hills Rehab Sued for Second Patient Death
Until her death on April 27, 2012, she resided at one of two sober-living residences on Sunset Plaza Drive in Los Angeles that was outside the main Facility and former Taylor home on Summitridge Drive, the suit states. … At about 8 p.m. the night of …
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Question by Ashley W: Eating disorder help?
I am 17 and bulimic. I need to find either free/inexpensive eating disorder help in Central New York. as of now our family is in the midst of getting insurance which makes it tough. any help is appreciated.

Best answer:

Answer by Luna Lovegood
i used to be bulimic as well, i was younger though when i started i was 14 :/ and i was BAD! like 4 times a DAY bad, i can tell you first hand, quiting is the hardest thing to do, but once your there, you never even think twice about keeping food down, if you want help first YOU must commit to it, theres no better or cheaper help, its hard cold turkey but try YOU have to want it for yourself,
i personally gained wieght at first, but now its been a year and ive never been healthier or skinnier in my entire life, its all about portion control and shrinking your stomach, since binging stretches it.

but hey if i can do it you can too 🙂

okay “iz” having an eating disorder goes way deeper than getting skinny, dont call her childish WHY
ARE YOU EVEN ANSWERING THIS QUESTION when you have no idea what you are talking about, get a life and dont pick on people who are already at a low okay? shes trying to get help here bitch

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Parents, advocates push to have drug rehabilitation be paid for by health
BRENTWOOD – As the heroin crisis worsens on Long Island, parents and advocates are hoping Albany can pass a bill that would require inpatient drug rehabilitation be paid for by health insurance. The bill authored by state Sen. Kemp Hannon would …
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Parents, advocates push for drug rehabilitation be paid for by health insurance
BRENTWOOD – As the heroin crisis worsens on Long Island, parents and advocates are hoping Albany can pass a bill requiring inpatient drug rehabilitation be paid for by health insurance. The issue was discussed at the first of 12 statewide forums on …
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Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
NEW YORK (AP) – As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it – because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is hugely expensive and insurance companies won't pay for …
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