Thanksgiving Day Meal: Feast or a Fix?

Thanksgiving Day meal: Feast or a fix?

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The nation's "food police" want to classify joy as an addiction, equivalent to a hard-drug addiction. "Surely not," you say? Oh, but they do. Yale University academics even created a "Food Addiction Scale" to determine how hooked you are on pumpkin pie …
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Deputies: Drug abuse counselor charged with growing, selling pot

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Catawba County deputies said a substance abuse counselor is behind bars accused of growing and selling marijuana. The sheriff's department said Sidney Deramus had the drugs at his home in Conover. Deputies served a search warrant and said they …
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Ottawa rejects plea for ban on generic OxyContin, tells provinces to better

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But the federal government has pushed back, saying a ban on the knock-off drug is too simplistic a response to a complex problem of prescription drug abuse. Ottawa says it does not want to politicize a bureaucratic process that must automatically …
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