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    Confirmed 184,187, Deaths 2,416, Recovered 141,374

  • CURRENT COSTA RICA COVID TOTALS

    Confirmed 184,187, Deaths 2,416, Recovered 141,374

White House seeks nearly $1.2 billion for drug prevention, treatment, overdose response
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White House seeks nearly $1.2 billion for drug prevention, treatment, overdose response

Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post - February 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – White House officials announced Tuesday that they will seek nearly $1.2 billion in new federal funding over the next two years to address the growing…

In the US, people are drinking themselves to death at record rates
Drugs
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Drugs
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In the US, people are drinking themselves to death at record rates

Christopher Ingraham | The Washington Post - December 22, 2015

Alcohol is killing people in the United States at a rate not seen in at least 35 years, according to new federal data. Last year, more than 30,700…

Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?
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Global
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Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?

Caitlin Dewey | The Washington Post - March 28, 2015

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar to you: You get into work. You're feeling productive. You've powered through approximately three emails/order forms/whatever qualifies as progress in…

Prescription-drug battle fuels rise in heroin use in US
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Crime
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Prescription-drug battle fuels rise in heroin use in US

Jerry Markon and Alice Crites | The Washington Post - March 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – From the beginning, the U.S. government's decade-long crackdown on abuse of prescription drugs has run an unsettling risk: that arresting doctors and shuttering "pill…

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Drug war addiction: Can we kick the habit?

The Tico Times - April 13, 2012

From the print edition By Juan Gabriel Tokatlian | Project Syndicate In January, U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly to head…