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Addiction Services Double in Ohio

Addiction and treatment services are expected to double in Ohio prisons, as 80 percent of inmates have a history of drug abuse. Ohio recorded 680 heroin-overdose deaths in 2012, up 60 percent over the previous year. There is a proposal to put $58 million over
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Drug Testing Is a Key Component

Business and rising healthcare expenditures continue to force companies to take a hard look at costs and expenses. One of those expenses is the cost of drug-related on-the-job accidents. This has led Occupational Health and Safety Magazine to recommend innovative testing solutions, such as hair
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Utah Prison Debate

Utah is considering spending less than originally planned on a prison re-build and funneling some of those funds toward drug treatment, education, rehabilitation and drug courts. Drug courts provide an alternative to incarceration for those who are charged with possession, not distribution, of an illicit
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Heart Disease and Drugs

Heart disease, including coronary artery disease, heart attack, congestive heart failure and congenital heart disease, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. CDC statistics show that approximately 600,000 people die of heart disease each year, which accounts for
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Recent Workers’ Compensation Legislation Impacts New York

At this year’s New York Self-Insurers Association Annual Meeting, Steven M. Scotti, Esq., provided an update on various aspects of recent workers’ compensation legislation impacting New York. In 2014, there were over 100 workers’ compensation bills pending, 65% of which were pro-labor. READ MORE.
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