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Death Rates for Middle-Aged White Americans Increase

Fatalities related to opioids, alcohol, and suicide caused death rates for middle-aged white Americans to surge, in contrast to declining rates in other groups.

Obama Unveils Plan to Stem Prescription Painkiller Addiction

Noting that more Americans die each year from overdoses than from car accidents, Obama announced efforts experts say will modestly impact the opioid addiction epidemic.

Criminal Justice Reform Takes Center Stage

From commuted sentences to efforts crossing party lines to a wake-up call from John Oliver, criminal justice issues have been all over the news in the past few weeks. Here is a look back at what transpired.

Synthetic Marijuana (Spice) Hospitalizations Rise Nationwide

Health professionals are alarmed at the spike of serious reactions to synthetic marijuana, or spice, in recent weeks.

College Students in Recovery Find a Community

Collegiate Recovery Programs show students that they can still have fun in college even if they choose to be sober.

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