A close look at Eminem's work is required for understanding our present moment and the rising war on women -- because he both preceded and prophesied it.
If anyone has ever been to a mental facility, then you know how scary it is. You have no rights, you belong to the state. Long story short, I got out of there and I vowed never to do drugs again, but I knew that was a lie.
Why read about 18-century London? It's an instructive read for those bothered by poverty and injustice. Though social conditions for the many have surely improved, the roots of the problems are remarkably and troublingly the same.
The subject under the microscope today is marijuana, and (in particular) the federal government's views and actions towards this issue.
Candyce Scott is a 60+ former crack cocaine addict who never thought she would one day be an artist. As part of her rehab, she chose to get involved w...
August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day When she speaks of her son, she cries through a voice so choked with tears she can barely get th...
The problem of drug trafficking in Honduras appears to be on the decline, at least if you take the word of Arturo Corrales, the country's so-called "Super-Minister" of Defense and security.
The goal of drug policy is a balance between personal freedom and public safety. It's a model the public supports, but visualizing what that means in terms of policies and programs can be difficult.
How did YouVersion come to so dominate the digital word of God? It turns out there is much more behind the app's success than missionary zeal.
Yes, side effects of medications can kill. But so can the side effects of declining medications we really need. When prescribed judiciously by clinicians who know what they are doing to patients who know what they are getting, drugs are far more likely to help than harm.
Neither of us had looked forward to this FINAL TALK. We had prepared ourselves for questions that might be confrontational, challenging or just plain uncomfortable to answer. They never happened.
Beyond the technical procedural details, the due process and public policy questions surrounding civil asset forfeiture are important. The appropriate balance between secure property ownership and fighting crime is essential to both individuals and the business community.
There's an undeniable link between sugar and ill health, yet food and drink producers insist on sugarcoating everything to the point that they're actually adding it to water, and consumers can't get enough... because sugar can be addictive.
With prescription pill use on the rise everywhere, our nation has begun cracking down on over-prescribing, "doctor shopping," pill mills and misuse of...
US Attorney General Eric Holder will reportedly announce plans today for the reform of federal mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenders. The announcement may mark the beginning of the end of a quarter century of egregiously harsh sentences.
Jeri was traveling light because she understood that carrying grudges from the past was non-productive, even self-destructive. It is, as the saying goes, like swallowing poison and expecting it to kill someone else.