Bob Dylan’s journey: Drugs, suicide bid, and Nobel Prize

October 25, 2016 in Addiction, cocaine addiction, Depression, drug abuse, Marijuana

Bob Dylan has become the first songwriter to win a Nobel Prize. He had also won a Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for his profound impact on popular music and American culture. The recent development of Dylan winning one of the most prestigious awards given for outstanding contribution in the field of academic, cultural, or scientific advances, has received its own share of credit and critics. Some were disappointed that the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature did not go to an author but to a songwriter and that there were many authors who deserved it. However, many people in musical, academic, and literary committees have welcomed the decision. 

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 After hospital discharge, addicts not getting medicines to fight opioid abuse: Study

July 07, 2016 in drug abuse

Going downhill is not always synonymous with skiing, especially for Americans addicted to one substance or the other. Among all the drugs that have left Americans completely shattered and debilitated, prescription opioids pose the greatest challenge. Though the drugs are prescribed for treatment of pain and other ailments, they are increasingly being used as addictive substances.

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