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Player-turned-actor Terry Crews is leveling the NFL in wake of a prescription drug-related lawsuit filed by former players. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Former Player: ‘The NFL Is A Cult’

Former NFL player-turned-actor Terry Crews claims the league is a “cult.”

05/22/2014

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Ex-NFL Players: League Illegally Used Drugs To Cover-Up Injuries

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.

05/20/2014

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Va. Man Gets 7 Years For Hiding Friend’s Body After Heroin Death

A Vienna man who admitted hiding a friend’s body in the woods after a heroin overdose rather than seeking help for her has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.

05/16/2014

A selection of the "Spice" legal stimulants is pictured in a shop in north London, on August 28, 2009. Spice, which will be placed in Class B, is made using synthetic chemicals and herbs and sold in so-called "head shops". It has been linked to mood swings and paranoia. The moves follow recommendations from the Government's drug advisory body, the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal (Credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Drug Raids Target Bath Salts, Molly Across U.S.

The DEA has been cracking down on synthetic drugs, including so-called bath salts, spice and Molly, since the drugs first gained widespread popularity years ago.

05/07/2014

Trying to head off a new round of consumer headaches with President Barack Obama's health care law, the insurance industry says it will give customers more time to pay their premiums for January. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: ‘Difficult,’ ‘Impossible’ For People To Determine What Drugs Were Covered Under Obamacare

Among the troubles with the federal government’s health overhaul, the hunt for a health plan that would cover a particular drug or a favorite doctor proved frustrating for many consumers navigating the new insurance exchanges.

04/28/2014

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Man Convicted of Killing 4 in Prince George’s Over Drug Stash

A Texas man has been convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, after 60 pounds of marijuana went missing.

04/17/2014

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Drug Charges Against Husband of Va. Daycare Owner

Authorities have charged a Prince William County man with illegally dealing prescription drugs outside a daycare center owned by the man’s wife.

03/12/2014

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

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Woman, Daughter Convicted of Heroin Smuggling

A woman and her daughter have been convicted of smuggling kilograms of heroin into the U.S. from Guatemala.

02/24/2014

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Pen Gun, Drugs Found During Glen Burnie Raid

Police in Anne Arundel County say they found drugs and a rare “pen gun” during a raid on a Glen Burnie hotel room.

02/09/2014

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