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Actor’s Death Sheds Light on Complexities of Mental Illness

Robin Williams’ passing has brought public attention to the growing number of Americans struggling with depression.

Four out of Five Border Drug Busts Involve U.S. Citizens

Contrary to public perception, most drug smugglers caught at the border are not Mexicans or undocumented immigrants but rather U.S. citizens. According to a new report, four out of five drug busts involve U.S. citizens.

Study: Even One Daily Alcoholic Drink Boosts Risk of Cancer

Even one drink a day boosts your risk of cancer, a new study has found. Alcohol can be blamed for nearly 20,000 cancer deaths a year.

Prescription Drug Abuse Rising in LA County

In Los Angeles, prescription drug overdoses are rising. According to a new report, prescription drug overdoses now account for more emergency room visits than any other cause.

Military Cracks Down on Alcohol Abuse

Three months after a scathing study on the “public health crisis” of military substance abuse, U.S. military officials are trying to curb alcohol abuse but haven’t implemented the study’s recommendations.

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