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By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
Playing Judy Garland in the months leading up to the actress' fatal 1969 overdose, Tracie Bennett spends much of "End of the Rainbow" horizontal — though rarely for more than 10 seconds at a time. The central prop of the bio-musical now playing at...
NEW YORK — Judy Garland, often drunk and occasionally disheveled, in Peter Quilter's biographical drama "End of the Rainbow," is rummaging for booze in her suite at the Ritz hotel. She's wired, and not simply because of the pills she can't seem to...
Show Tracker“Girls” is a half hour comedy about the messy friendships, ambitions and sexual misadventures of four twentysomething women in New York, written and directed by 25-year old Lena Dunham, who also stars as aspiring writer Hannah Horvath. There...
The Wisconsin State JournalSeveral of the world's big thinkers convened Wednesday on a living room-like stage at Madison's Overture Center to talk global climate change, the nature of happiness and other weighty topics, all in the presence of a keenly interested Tenzin Gyatso,...
The Kansas City StarA University of Kansas freshman took a break from shooting hoops with friends outside his dormitory to talk about what some students call "study pills." As final exams approached last semester, he took a couple doses of a prescribed stimulant called...
Plattsburgh Press-RepublicanEight locals arrested in a December 2012 drug sweep were sentenced in Clinton County Court recently. At a press conference that local law-enforcement agencies held after the sweep, Clinton County Assistant District Attorney Douglas Collyer said that...
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Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C.A four-month investigation targeting the illegal sale of prescription drugs and other controlled substances in Craven County has resulted in 19 people charged, investigators say. The roundup by Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team, specifically those from...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — More parents need to talk with their teens about the dangers of abusing Ritalin, Adderall and other prescription drugs, suggests a new study that finds discouraging trends on kids and drug use. When teens were asked about the last...
Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.A New York City man was sentenced Friday in Jefferson County Court to six years in state prison for twice possessing controlled substances with the intent to sell the drugs. Algernon A. Lovell, 32, also was ordered to undergo three additional years of...
Tags: Judges, Prosecution, Substance Abuse, Punishment, Misdemeanors
Special to the TribunePolice seized a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier and approximately $450 from a drowsy driver taken into custody in late March after an officer allegedly found more than 100 prescription pills associated with drug abuse in the vehicle he was driving. An Orland...
Special to the TribuneJoe Herb McFarlane's legs shook nervously as he awaited the first time he would be in the same room as the man charged with killing his 18-year-old daughter. Jim McPherson, 21, was arraigned this morning on first-degree murder charges in the death of...
Tags: Culture, Judges, Social Sciences, Murder, Barack Obama
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