Category Archives: Drug Use

Young People and Life-Threatening Use of Stimulants

According to national surveys of young people and drug abuse, thousands of young people begin using harshly stimulating drugs every day. What these young people lack the experience to understand is how these drugs affect the body and how they … Continue reading

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As Americans Consume More Drugs, Number of American Pilots Who Died After Using Drugs Climbs

The National Transportation Safety Board has just finished a review of the drug use of pilots who were killed in airplane crashes to determine how many had used over-the-counter, prescription or illicit drugs. (They didn’t include alcohol in this particular … Continue reading

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UK Protects their Population by Setting Standards for Drugged Driving

Everyone knows that there are legal limits for driving while drunk. But now some nations and US states are working hard to determine what the legal driving limits for drug use should be. After all, the National Highway Transportation Safety … Continue reading

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Polydrug Use is a Killer, According to the Florida Medical Examiners

Every year, the medical examiners of Florida issue a report on the drugs found in the bodies of people who died in this state. They also delineate which people died with one or more drugs being the causative factor. This … Continue reading

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5 Ways to End Drugging in America

Before a less-than-optimum situation can be improved or a problem solved, it must first be recognized and faced for what it is.  Neither the head-in-the-sand approach nor the running away from the truth of it will end-up in a resolution … Continue reading

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How Might Your Child Hide Their Drug Abuse?

Most parents want their children to stay away from drugs while they are growing up. But when kids do start to use one drug or another, it’s not like they walk up to their parents and announce the fact. Quite … Continue reading

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Does Race Gender or Ethnicity Determine Drug Use

To a large degree, perceptions of drug use and addiction can be affected by racial stereotypes. These types of stereotypes have long been perpetuated, to the effect that people of certain races or ethnic backgrounds are more likely to use … Continue reading

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The Real Dangers of Adderall Addiction

Millions of teenagers and young adults are spreading the word about a “cheat code” for life. They say there is a miracle substance that can make it easy to study all night or complete boring tasks like cleaning your house … Continue reading

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Sports Drinks and Diet Supplements May Contain Meth Ingredients

Just about anyone asked would tell you that a healthy, fit body is a good thing. Most people would probably say that proper exercise and proper nutrition would give you a healthy, fit body. Some people take diet and exercise … Continue reading

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How Drugs Can Change Your Personality

To most people, the effects of drugs and alcohol on the user are obvious. They may act out, become violent, and get into verbal altercations or simply act like a different person. Drugs and alcohol can intensify behaviors. Take someone … Continue reading

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