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Medicaid Fraud Bust Goes Down In New York
2012-07-18 08:19:46

A group of individuals was recently busted in New York for a drug fraud scheme related to Medicaid prescriptions. Approximately 48 people have been charged for being involved in the fraud ring.

Dentist Exposed Thousands To Possible HIV Infection
2012-07-15 09:20:18

An ongoing malpractice investigation centering on a Denver, Colorado oral surgeon has uncovered evidence that he reused syringes and needles, potentially putting thousands of patients at risk of contracting hepatitis or the HIV virus.

New Brain Receptor For Drug Fantasy Identified
2012-07-03 06:16:59

Scientists from the University of Copenhagen recently studied the effects of a particular drug called Fantasy to gain a better understanding of the biological makeup of gamma-hydroxbutryic acid (GHB,) a transmitter substance found in the brain.

New Spray Makes You Instantly Drunk, Instantly Sober
2012-05-07 07:53:04

How would you like to get instantaneously intoxicated and then return to sobriety almost as fast without the effects of nauseating hangovers?

2012-05-01 09:41:11

Steep rises in taxes on alcohol do not necessarily reduce consumption.

2012-03-02 14:05:50

Teenagers who turn their backs on a healthy lifestyle and turn to drink, cigarettes and junk food are significantly unhappier than their healthier peers.

2012-02-23 18:00:06

Do strict underage drinking laws really have a positive impact on society? A recent study finds that strictly enforcing possession of alcohol under the legal age or PULA (also known as PAULA) laws on teenagers reduces the likelihood that they will engage in alcohol-related crime as adults.

2012-02-22 12:30:36

If people see news coverage of alcohol's role in violent crime and fatal injuries, they may give more support to alcohol-control laws.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.