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JetBlue pilot  John Manwaring arraigned on drug charges, July 21, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

JetBlue Pilot Arrested In Boston Heroin Bust

A JetBlue pilot was one of six people arrested by Boston Police in a drug deal near Boston Common over the weekend.

07/21/2014

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MGH Researchers Discover UV Radiation May Be Addictive

New research from Mass General Hospital shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.

07/09/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 15)

There are no easy solutions, but steps are being taken to combat the state’s drug overdose epidemic.

06/27/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 14)

BOSTON (CBS) – Over-prescribing drugs, or, making too many of them? In this segment of her series, “Heroin: from Prescription to Addiction,” WBZ’s Mary Blake examines responsibility, and blame. Dr. Ron Dunlap is Past President […]

06/27/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 13)

An addict’s desperation can often lead to crime. WBZ’s Mary Blake takes a look at the victims.

06/27/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 11)

One day at a time. One better choice at a time. One human life at a time. That’s how a recovery coach, and former addict now views the world.

06/26/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 9)

According to the DEA, heroin remains the current illicit drug of choice largely due to pricing on the street.

06/25/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 8)

Members of law enforcement agree that you cannot “arrest your way out” of the current drug addiction epidemic, but they will still take “the wins” when they can.

06/25/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 7)

The illegal drug market in the U.S. is estimated to be between $400 and $500 billion a year, and that’s on the conservative side. In part 7 of her week-long series, WBZ’s Mary Blake has a dealer’s perspective.

06/25/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 6)

The alarming increase in the number of fatal drug overdoses in recent months, has prompted action on the part of government leaders.

06/24/2014

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