Drug Addiction

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NH Doctors, Nurses To Be Trained In Stopping Overprescribing

Gov. Maggie Hassan has announced a series of regional education conferences to train doctors, nurses and pharmacists in stopping drug addiction and abuse, including best practices for preventing overprescribing opioids.


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Boston-Based Apps Help People Recovering from Addiction

Two Boston-based start-ups are using technology to try to make a difference.


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Doctor Supports Petition To Legalize Marijuana In Massachusetts

The push to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts took a big step forward recently, as a draft petition was released by the group behind a state ballot initiative.


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NH Officials Seek Solutions For Spike In Heroin Overdoses

Through the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013


Adam Cassino of South Boston appears in court for his murder sentencing on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

South Boston Man Sentenced In Murder Of 65-Year-Old Neighbor

A South Boston man will be spending the rest of his life behind bars for the 2011 murder of a grandmother in her Andrew Square apartment.


Chris Herren #12 of the Boston Celtics moves with the ball during the game against the Seattle SuperSonics at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The Celtics defeated the Sonics 108-88. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr /Allsport

Toucher & Rich: Chris Herren On Drug Addiction, ‘Basketball Junkie’

Former Boston Celtic Chris Herren from Fall River, Massachusetts spoke with Toucher & Rich about his battle with drug addiction during his career.

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Link Between Bath Salts & Drug Abuse?

They are supposed to be something you pour into a hot relaxing bath but some bath salts are now being banned because they contain a synthetic drug, which is killing abusers.