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Alabama is the fifth friendliest state to smokers, according to a new ranking by Bloomberg.com. The news service looked at three factors: the percent...

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — He's less than two weeks old, but he shows the telltale signs of a baby agitated and in pain: an open sore on his chin where ...

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Jefferson County-Based Organizations Join More than 1,000 National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Celebrations Across the Country Birmingham,...

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The Alabama Senate on May 2 granted final passage to a series of bills that will help combat the abuse of prescription drugs. The three-bill package ...

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MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- As a follow-up to their ‘Hitting Home’ programs that kicked-off last November, Mountain Brook Schools are once ...

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VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- The city of Vestavia Hills will take part in the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take ...

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police today seized $45,000 worth of synthetic marijuana being delivered to Birmingham, authorities said. Birmingham police sai...

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Parents in Alabama could lose custody of their children if they twice receive treatment for alcohol or drugs over a five year period and then fall off...

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Kenneth Lucas will say the cost of teenage drug abuse is incalculable. He would know. On Oct. 28, Noon had come and gone, and Lucas’ son, Alle...

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Heroin use and abuse took its toll on Jefferson County in 2012, killing nearly five dozen people and contributing to death for a...

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