Tag Archive: drugs

Aug 02 2014

The NFL’s drugs vs thugs double standard

The NFL’s stance on illegal drugs is clear. If you’re caught possessing or using them, you’ve automatically earned yourself a suspension. Consider Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington’s case. He lost his entire 2014 salary of $2.9 million plus a few other things that will amount to at least hundreds of thousands of dollars after testing …

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Jan 15 2014

Higher Hopes for Hemp

  Take a moment and look around you. Look up. The sky hasn’t fallen, has it? People in Colorado are buying marijuana — legally — and civilization hasn’t come crashing to its knees. At this point, we’ve all seen TV journalists reporting from Colorado dispensaries, noting long lines around the block and shop owners worried …

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Dec 10 2013

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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Nov 12 2013

Lone Star State-Healthcare: There is no place like home

Some health care once done in a hospital or doctor’s office can now be done at home. It’s just as effective, more convenient and usually less expensive. Medicare pays for health care you receive in the comfort and privacy of your home if you meet certain requirements. To qualify, you must be home bound, under …

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Feb 21 2012

That’s what friends are for

By Susan Estrich Here we go again: a tragedy in the music world, a tragedy waiting to happen that did. Disturbing headlines before and after leave us scratching our heads and asking why. On the days before her death, Whitney Houston was disheveled, dressed in clothes that didn’t match, hair dripping with water or sweat, …

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Aug 23 2011

Did John Lennon become a Christian?

By Jan White Recently, I saw a film producer interviewed on a network news program.  He made a comment that fascinated me when he pointed out the possibility that John Lennon became a Christian during his later years of life. According to a soon-to-be-released documentary about the former Beatle and several biographers as well, Lennon …

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Apr 14 2011

Panther posing

Teacher Denise Lattier, and winners Renee Pitre, Sarah Moore,  Abisay Salvadore and Cole Crawford

Spring Hill students won the Kids Press essay contest on why  you should steer clear of illegal drugs. Spring Hill State Bank and Gorman McCracken Volkswagen Mazda Dealership gave cash prizes to the teachers. Burger King rewarded all 80 students who participated in the contest. Thank you to the sponsors and congratulations to the winners.

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