More Than 100 Teens Have Been Sentenced To Die In Iran

2016-10-28T19:25:12+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Maladies-News|

At least 160 young Iranians are currently awaiting execution and 73 others have been put to death between 2005 and 2015, a chilling new report from Amnesty International says. As the world's leading executioner of offenders under 18 and one of the world's largest users of the death penalty overall, Iran had nearly 700 people [...]

Trading Drug Addiction for Food Addiction

2016-10-28T19:25:12+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Maladies-News|

Marissa kicked heroin, but picked up another addiction in the process: food. “Basically, my story is one addiction to another,” said Marissa, 25, who chose not to use her real name for this story. “I was an opiate and heroin addict and when I finally got clean, food was the next addiction to come into [...]

Are candidates focusing enough on drug addiction?

2016-10-28T19:25:12+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Maladies-News|

Drug addiction was boosted to the front of the political discussion this week when voters took to the polls in New Hampshire for the country’s first primary election. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called the drug problem an epidemic and candidates have taken on the subject regularly during the election, many with [...]