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Silk Road May Be Gone, But Online Drug Cryptomarkets Still Exist

In the darker recesses of the internet, at unlisted web addresses the vast majority of the population doesn’t even know exist, a bustling trade in illicit goods thrives. Here people can order almost anything to be delivered to their homes – forged identity papers, stolen credit card numbers and even drugs. These websites use advanced […]


Cocaine Vaccine Advances to Phase 1 Human Trials

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College received approval earlier this year to begin human trials on a cocaine vaccination. Authorization for Phase 1 of the trials, which are expected to last about three years, came after researchers demonstrated that their drug intercepts the powerful stimulant in the bloodstream, before it reaches the brain, effectively stopping […]


Drunk Driving Simulator – DUI Prevention in the Age of Technology

Astronauts and would-be pilots use flight simulators to develop and hone their skills for the real thing. Neurologists have the ability to digitally map a person’s brain and perform a simulated surgery in an effort to predict likely outcomes. Now, thanks to Ford’s Driving Skills For Life Program (DSFL), newly minted teenage drivers can get […]


‘Drunkorexia’ is Trending on College Campuses Across the Country

As millennials head off to college, the media has focused on this generation’s alleged narcissistic tendencies, with Time Magazine going so far as to title a cover article about them, “The Me Me Me Genaration.” It goes on to say they are “lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents.” A National Institutes of […]


September is National Recovery Month: Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery!

Stories of personal recovery, local events and award ceremonies are just part of National Recovery Month, an observance held every September for the last 29 years. 2019 Recovery Month Theme The theme for Recovery Month 2019 is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger,” and explores how integrated care, a strong community, sense […]


Carfentanil Sedates Elephants. Why is it Showing Up in Heroin?

Last month in Ohio, a state long considered the ideal of Midwest American values, 96 people overdosed on heroin in the span of a few days. Like every other state in the country, Ohio battles its share of the opioid epidemic, but this week stood out as particularly forbidding. Officials believe the heroin in question […]


World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th

Take a Minute, Change a Life drives the theme of this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day. For the last 13 years the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have designated September 10th as a day to raise global awareness surrounding this complex issue. Countries, states, cities and communities can […]