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PC Ted Stupor: The drink-ravaged London bobby you can trust

Evenin’ all.

Policing a teeming, racially diverse city like London can be a challenging and highly dangerous business sometimes.

Take last Wednesday for example. My team were called to a suspected terrorist incident at Blackfriars station where a man armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle had opened fire on passengers on the concourse. 103 more words


Developing Brains at High Risk from Early Alcohol Use

Guest blog by Brenda Patoine

Underage drinking is a significant public health problem in the United States. While rates of underage drinking have declined steadily in the past decade or so, the most recent… 567 more words

Mental Health

Jenn, Lance & Me

I feel like someone has stolen my baby… or at least my cat… or something… something important that I don’t want stolen. Two and a half year ago I published a story on the Runner’s World blogsite, the Loop. 1,737 more words

Personal Essay

Army Excepting Recruits With Drug & Alcohol Abuse & Mental Diseases

Quick off the heels of Veterans Day, the Army is now allowing people with a history of drug and alcohol abuse, self-mutilation, depression and bipolar disorder to use waivers to join ranks. 228 more words

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Dental filling failure linked to smoking, drinking and genetics

A new study suggests that personal patient factors influence the chance of dental filling failure, rather than the choice of filling material.

— By Conn Hastings… 696 more words


A peak you reach

My session today was (almost) unbearable, to the point I started vividly planning my suicide part-way through it, simply as a means of escaping. I can’t hold that much pain unaided, and the last thing Tom was doing was aiding me. 1,636 more words

Menace of rising alcohol abuse, drug abuse results in 3.3 million deaths annually

Nigeria is being consumed by the rising menace of drug abuse among the young and old. Instead of just being a dot on the consciousness, the tragic phenomenon now cuts across all strata of the society. 953 more words