From Join Together....
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) researchers are studying whether additional clues to the environmental factors associated with addiction can be uncovered by tracking addicts' whereabouts through GPS technology, CNET News reported April 21.
Researcher David Epstein and colleagues are studying Baltimore heroin addicts in methadone maintenance treatment, and so far have tracked the daily activities of two of the subjects.
No one wants another tragedy similar to what happened to Jessica Blanck and Krissy Shaddix.
The two 21-year-olds were killed in 2007 by a drunk driver who had been served at a Gresham bar with a reputation for serving inebriated patrons.
This incident and others like it could have been prevented.