Monthly Archives: January 2015

Deadly High: How synthetic drugs are killing kids

“These drugs are being marketed and sold as legal alternatives to marijuana, cocaine, meth and heroin,” said John Scherbenske of the DEA. As states and the federal government race to “schedule” or ban chemical compounds, the manufacturers are staying one … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Mentally Ill Child From the Cops

A series of focus groups led by Maryland’s Department of Health found that 72 percent of families relied on law enforcement when their child was in crisis. Of the 28 families who called 911, only 16 reported the police response … Continue reading

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‘Brain zapping’: Veterans say experimental PTSD treatment has changed their lives

The 32-year-old veteran, who also suffered traumatic brain injury in the blast, credits his recovery to something called magnetic resonance therapy, or MRT — a procedure that pulses energy from magnetic coils into his cortex. He and scores of other … Continue reading

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