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Articles tagged as Drug

  • World Record for Largest Addiction Awareness Festival Set by ISKCON

    A world record for “Largest Addiction Awareness Festival” was awarded in the event by World Book of Records, London, to Gopal Krishna Goswami, ISKCON GBC, in presence of Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Unioun Health Minister. 

  • UDGAAR 2019 in Delhi to Create World Record for Largest Drug Awareness Lesson

    The theme for this year’s festival is ‘Anti-Addiction: Making India Addiction Free’. With this, ISKCON hopes to inspire youngsters to realize their true potential in a clean, green and progressive India. The annual festival will bring in a mix of academics, dignitaries and over 8000 youngsters together to inspire, learn and celebrate life. 

  • Xpression: Star-studded Fiesta at ISKCON Kanpur

    The event was focusing on motivating the youth to live 'addiction-free'. 

  • Nuggets - A powerful Animation about Addiction.

    Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It's delicious. Script, direction, animation: Andreas Hykade

  • Bad Habits – Causes and Cures
    The trout is lured by the worm on the hook of the fisherman, the mouse by the cheese in the mouse-trap. A tragic irony of the struggle for existence is that living beings are often destroyed by what they desire.
  • It Takes a Village to Keep Teens Substance Free
    During high school the parents of teenagers' friends can have as much effect on the teens' substance use as their own parents. While long suspected to be the case, the researchers believe this to be the first study where parenting at the peer level proved to have a concrete and statistically significant impact on child outcomes.
  • Is Your Medication Causing You To Suffer From Malnutrition?
    Most people trust that the medicines that they take will help them overcome illness, enhance their health and promote well-being. Unfortunately medications often deplete important nutrients from the body, and people don't find the relief that they seek.
  • Armed Agents Kidnap Child From Mother Who Refused To Use Pharmaceutical Drugs
    Recently, armed officers from the Detroit Police Department unlawfully kicked down the door of Maryanne Godboldo's home and kidnapped her 13-year-old child. Her crime? She chose to take her daughter off a pharmaceutical drug treatment recommendation for psychosis that was worsening the child's symptoms, and instead chose to use natural remedies.
  • Americans Drowning in Prescription Drugs
    Nearly half of all Americans now use prescription drugs on a regular basis according to a CDC report that was just released.
  • Krishna Kids and Drugs: Depending on Mr. Leland
    It was like sending a baby into battle that day. Mr. Leland was going to lead a school seminar about the dangers of drugs. It was a set up that no sane adult would have taken on. But Mr. Leland went head first into disaster.
  • USA: The World's Drug Addict
    Many of us are familiar with the statistic that America, with only 5% of the world's population, consumes nearly 25% of the world's resources. Here's a less known fact: With the same 5% of the population, the United States consumes 65% of the world's illegal drugs.