OVERDOSE

Karen in Fentanyl
April 10, 2018

Fentanyl and Amnesia: Yet Another Dangerous Result of Addiction

Being addicted to an opioid is bad enough. There’s the risk of overdose and withdrawal sickness is always a threat. Now, add amnesia to the list of problems that can result from overdosing on fentanyl.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
March 17, 2018

Opioid Overdose Antidote Naloxone: Curse or Blessing?

It’s not difficult to pick up on the controversy swirling around the use of the opioid antidote naloxone. Some people see value in saving the lives of those who overdose. Others think that these people who seem to be trying so hard to die should be left to their fates. It’s a difficult question that deserves examination.

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Karen in Prescription drugs
August 17, 2017

Tiger Woods and His “Cocktail” of Drugs: Lucky to Be Alive?

When Tiger Woods was found asleep in his car due to a mix of prescription drugs he’d consumed and police took him into custody, this intervention may have saved his life. Compare his story to Heath Ledger’s.

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Karen in Health risks
January 1, 2017

What Stars Did We Lose in 2016 to Drugs or Alcohol?

It seemed like 2016 was stealing away some of our favorite cultural icons – many, far too young. Was their current or past drug and alcohol abuse responsible for shortening their lives?

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