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Social Isolation Leads To Substance Addiction

People who are socially isolated may be more prone to develop an addiction to drugs or alcohol, according to the results of a study which was recently reported on by The Times of India. Researchers at the College of Natural … Continue reading

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The More You Drink The Higher The Risk For Alcohol Abuse

People who drink alcohol on a regular basis — at parties, at the bar or at home — often boast of their ability to hold their liquor. Whether they think of it as a sign of toughness or if they … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Living Near Meth Labs

Unlike many common street drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and heroin — which are all derived from naturally occurring substances found in plants — methamphetamine is a synthetic drug which is the result of a complicated and highly dangerous chemical … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Misuse Remains A Top Health Concern

Until recently, drugs have for the most part been a foreign threat, as they were largely imported from South America, Southeast Asia and countries like Afghanistan. Now, the nature of the situation is changing, as drugs are increasingly becoming a … Continue reading

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Are Medical Professionals Who Abuse Drugs Putting Lives At Risk

Medical professionals have a new hurdle to overcome: their own addiction.  When the stresses of the job become overwhelming, drug abuse can seem a great way to escape–especially with easy access to a variety of substances. However, the rise in … Continue reading

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Meth Frenzy Now Being Called Meth Mayhem

The meth frenzy is not limited to toothless addicts living on the streets. In fact even suburban America hides this dark habit behind closed doors and frilly curtains.  A recent increase in seizures of methamphetamine particularly in the southern states … Continue reading

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Changing Formulas Keep Synthetic Drug Use Up

They’re sold under names like “Ivory Wave” or “Vanilla Sky” and are distributed in brightly-colored packets.  Until recently, synthetic drugs were sold legally in smoke shops and convenience stores all over the country.  Despite Obama’s Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act … Continue reading

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The Sad Fact Of More Babies Being Born With Addictions

Most mothers know that everything they consume ends up in their baby’s system.  We’ve all seen pregnant women refusing alcohol, avoiding sushi, and even watching what kind of lotion they use for fear of interfering with their developing baby.  But … Continue reading

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More Using Heroin Than Oxycodone And Other Prescriptions

Heroin is no longer reserved for haggard, zombie-like junkies huddled in the shadows of back alleys–it’s everywhere.  It’s even creeping into suburban living rooms and teenage bedrooms through the Internet, bringing with it an unexpected side effect: overdose.  With heroin … Continue reading

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At What Age Should Kids Be Educated On Drugs

Schools have begun implementing drug education among younger audiences, even indoctrinating kindergarteners.  The controversy over this is clear–isn’t it too early to be talking about drugs?  According to addiction experts, it most certainly is not.  Education is the key to … Continue reading

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