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Editorial
April 01 12:00 AM
But when you think about it, they grow up around meth and other drugs, and when their mothers, fathers and other visitors to their homes were high on meth, they probably did not use the best judgment. Her mother may have decided that it was finally time for her little girl to come of age, so to speak, once she reached her teen years.
Editorial
March 25 12:00 AM
I was reminded of this a couple of weeks ago when I read about the arrest of Jerrica Schreib at the Everett, Wash., Wal-Mart. On Thursday, March 10, police were called to that Wal- Mart after security officers spotted Ms. Schreib, 19, and Donald Coons, 42, in the sporting goods section of the store.
Editorial
March 18 12:00 AM
On the contrary, these same “facts” about meth continue to be disseminated. And the more that I investigated this phenomenon, the more convinced I became that all of this misinformation was being produced and “reported” simply to fit some political agenda.
Editorial
March 11 12:00 AM
Regular readers of this column are also aware of another pet peeve of mine, which is the U.S. government’s persistence in pretending that methamphetamine use is not a significant problem in this country.
Editorial
March 04 12:00 AM
There is also an American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, a Healthy Heart Run Walk, an ALS Recovery Fund 10K Run & 5K, the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis, the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K race, and even the My Twelve Month 10K Challenge for Crohn’s Disease.
Editorial
February 19 12:00 AM
While that horrible accident raised a number of concerns regarding young people and meth use as well as the garbage that can be found on the Internet, there was a story last week that spread across the United States and abroad. This story illustrates the real and present dangers associated with “cooking meth.
Editorial
February 12 12:00 AM
Unfortunately, a young 15-year-old girl discovered this in a tragic mishap that occurred on Thursday just a week before Christmas last year. The accident cost the girl her sight, perhaps forever, Kerman is located in Fresno County, Calif., roughly 15 miles west of Fresno.
Editorial
January 29 12:00 AM
If you want to know the truth, it is for the children. And that is why I focus so much of my efforts on women. You and I both know that, for the most part, women are the primary caregivers for their children.
Editorial
January 22 12:00 AM
Alternatively, each week I could fill this column with medical and scientific facts about the consequences of long-term meth use. I could discuss the incidence of rhabdomyolysis, the dyspnea produced when meth deposits in pulmonary tissue via serotonin transporters, and the cases of cerebral infarcts and formication.
Editorial
January 15 12:00 AM
This is a truly horrific case of abuse and neglect that first came to the attention of the authorities just a week before Christmas last year. On Dec. 18 at 5:46 a.m., Jerrica D. Schreib, 19, called 911 in Everett, Wash., to report that her 3-month-old baby daughter was having a possible allergic reaction to gripe water.

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