[Fwd: JT Direct: D.C. AA Chapter a Cult, Critics Say]
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Subject: JT Direct: D.C. AA Chapter a Cult, Critics Say
Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 14:21:49 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* May 2, 2007
*D.C. AA Chapter a Cult, Critics Say*
A Washington, D.C., Alcoholics Anonymous group is being accused of
turning into a cult of personality, with members encouraged to cut off
ties with outsiders and have sex with other members of the group.
*Off-Label Use of Narcotic Lollipops Growing*
Narcotic lollipops that first hit the market in 1998 were approved by
the Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic pain in cancer
patients, but use of the narcotic lollipop Actiq has expanded to include
legal but controversial 'off-label' prescribing for migraine headaches
and other conditions.
*Modest Mouse Drinking Made Cancers Grow Faster, Study Says*
Lab mice injected with breast-cancer cells and fed the equivalent of two
alcoholic drinks daily developed tumors that were twice the weight of
those in mice that did not ingest alcohol, researchers said.
*Texas Set to Test Students for Steroids*
The Texas House and Senate have both approved bills that would make the
state the first to require random testing of high-school student
athletes for steroids.
*Supreme Court Hears 'Light' Cigarettes Case*
An attempt by cigarette company Philip Morris to move a liability case
from state to more favorable federal courts led last week to a hearing
before the U.S. Supreme Court.
More Headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/edAok1M1dzYE/>
*HBO's Addiction Series*
*WHAT IS ADDICTION?*
Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse,
discusses addiction as a brain disease in an informal therapy group with
addicts and family members.
*Watch the film now.* <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/e1Aok1M1dzYm/>
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METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE