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Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Smart Pills (Source: CBS4)

“Study Drugs” Dangers On The Rise At Florida Schools

The desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.

CBS4–02/25/2014

Inside the Miami home, police find empty bottles of cognac.  (Source: Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office)

New Details Reveal Teen Victim’s Troubled Life

New photographs released Wednesday show guns, cash and plastic bags full of what police say is marijuana inside the Little Haiti home where a 13-year-old girl was forced into prostitution.

02/19/2014

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Heroin Use On The Rise In South Florida

When renowned actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday, he reportedly had a syringe in his arm and dozens of envelopes of what is believed to be heroin in his home.

CBS Miami–02/03/2014

Prescription Pills

FDLE Chemist Accused Of Tampering With Evidence In 35 Counties

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement ordering a statewide review of crime lab drug evidence after a state crime lab chemist was relieved of duty for allegedly stealing drugs.

CBS Miami–02/01/2014

Undersize lobster tails seized in Key West during arrest of three men in drug trafficking case. (Source: FWC)

Stock Island Home Raid Nets Drugs, Undersize Lobster Tails

Three men in Key West have been jailed on drug charges and possession of hundreds of undersized lobster tails.

CBS Miami–01/31/2014

DAVIE, FL - MAY 4: Jonathan Martin #71 of the Miami Dolphins warms up prior to the rookie minicamp on May 4, 2012 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Incognito & Martin Talked Drugs In Text Messages

While most of the stories surrounding the text messages between Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito have focused on the relationship between the two players, a secondary issue could put both players at risk of further suspension.

CBS Miami–01/31/2014

Trey Radel (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cocaine Congressman Trey Radel Resigns

Republican Trey Radel, who achieved infamy after pleading guilty to cocaine-possession charges in Washington, will resign his Congressional seat, CBS News has confirmed.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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Florida Supreme Court Clears Way For Medical Marijuana On Ballot

The Florida Supreme Court has approved a medical marijuana ballot initiative for the November election.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

Tylenol On Grocery Store Shelf

FDA Seeks To Stop Overuse Of Acetaminophen

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to curb the rampant abuse of acetaminophen by asking doctors to quit prescribing drugs that combine medications with more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per pill.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

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