The stories in Burning Bright are beautiful. Each story is luminescent, deeply communicative of Appalachia and perfectly framed with sentences both lyrical and grounded.
The Westsiders tracks the friendships of three surfers and how they pushed each other to become superstars. You ride the wave with them, and watch them rise, fall and again rise.
Call it what you like - ADD, ADHD, AD/HD, Attention Deficit Disorder (with or without hyperactivity) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This...
Our 40-plus-year war on drugs has stifled the open debate this country should be having about addiction and how best to deal with it.
Generally, I only write about my ADHD when there's a news 'hook'. That's because I treat my ADHD with an amphetamine based medication called Vyvanse, ...
On behalf of The NJ Tourist Bureau, we write to inform you that, thanks to Sarah Palin, you are officially more of a joke than the Garden State. We're as shocked as you are.
"Addiction" is always about the underlying pain. The solution? Legalize and regulate all drugs. Integrate drug policy into public health. Treat addicts as humans, their physical and psychological issues as medical conditions.
Andre Agassi does not appear, to me, to be financially motivated, He appears to be a human being attempting to grow and find a happier sustainable place in this world.
On October 14, 1982, President Ronald Reagan declared war on drugs ... again. There have been one or two conflicts in human history that lasted longer -- though we'd better win this before 2012, or we'll find ourselves alone in a league with the Hundred Years' War.
We don't care if this isn't our grandfather's instant coffee, it reminds us of our grandfather (who was last spotted hollering about health care at a town hall meeting due to a combination of dementia and Glenn Beck).
Sparkman's workaday life and violent death -- whatever the cause and whoever the culprit -- highlight the precarious struggles of the white working class and the brewing storm surrounding the 2010 Census.
I've served nine-and-a-half months, including four months at the California Institute for Men at Chino -- the very prison torn apart by rioting last weekend.
It's time to end these draconian war on drugs laws and implement a sentencing structure that promotes fairness and justice.
The role of drugs and drug addiction loom large in our society, but instead of demonizing addicted individuals, we need an alternative approach: treatment, not imprisonment.
As it stands now, consumers with colds across the country must present a photo ID and sign a log in order to purchase cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine.
Oelwein is a microcosm of small town everywhere, but Methland shows that the drug abuse is a symptom, not the cause, of the deeply ingrained problems facing rural America.