drug abuse

A songwriting project seeks to celebrate recovery and benefits a local nonprofit, plus more of the week's health news. Read more

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Overdose drug deaths are projected to decline in Virginia in 2018 for the first time since 2012. Read more


A partnership based in Chesterfield offers area residents eco-friendly pouches to dispose of unwanted meds. Read more


Discussing sex, booze and drugs with your teens Read more


Drug overdoses continue to rise in Virginia — but at a slower rate, plus more of the week's health news. Read more


A federal agency that provided $80 million this fiscal year in research funding to VCU faces a 19 percent cut in its budget, plus the week's health news. Read more

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Fueled by an influx of illicit fentanyl, drug overdose deaths spiked in Virginia in 2016, plus the week's health and medicine news. Read more


The U.S. attorney general spoke to law enforcement officials about crime-fighting strategies as protesters gathered outside. Read more


Virginia seeks to roll back an opioid addiction tsunami, plus the week's health news. Read more


Idamae Claiborne has been a fixture at Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital since it opened a half century ago, plus the week's health news. Read more


An extensive study takes a look at the health of residents in each state. Read more


After months of working together on their sobriety, eight men find hope again Read more

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From Sourcebook 2016: Finding health care can be challenging for the LGBT population in Richmond Read more


Every Sunday, in a midtown hotel conference room, an ex-con turned pastor rejoices with the least among us. Read more

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Richmond native Jesse Vaughan built a successful career as a director in California. Now he’s using his passion to tell Virginia’s stories. Read more

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Ken Penn

From stage actress to pioneering priest, a life filled with transformation, illness and mortality Read more

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Richmond-based pharmaceutical company aims to reduce overdose deaths through donations of its product Read more


How nine young men in juvenile detention are trying to change minds – including their own. Read more

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Amid an upturn in heroin and prescription drug overdoses and deaths across the state, public health and safety officials gathered Thursday to discuss the scope of a problem that some are calling an epidemic. Read more


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