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KX TV North Dakota
Former Pain Pill Abuser Shares Story of Young Addictionin their arm right away," says Stein. It wasn't uncommon to start at 13 years
Former Pain Pill Abuser Shares Story of Young Addiction
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
in their arm right away," says Stein. It wasn't uncommon to start at 13 years old either. According to a study by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, more than 6,000 people start abusing pain medications everyday. A third of them were... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Gloversville police, treatment experts say abuse, overdoses of prescription drugs are on the risemissing is perfectly free to get another refill from a doctor because the drugs
Gloversville police, treatment experts say abuse, overdoses of prescription drugs are on the rise
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
missing is perfectly free to get another refill from a doctor because the drugs were allegedly stolen. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, these three classes of medications are most commonly abused: Opioids - usually prescribed... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Painkiller abuse epidemic awaits a place on US party platformspainkillers such as oxycodone, fentanyl or codeine. Worldwide, as many as 36 mi
Painkiller abuse epidemic awaits a place on US party platforms
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
painkillers such as oxycodone, fentanyl or codeine. Worldwide, as many as 36 million people abuse opioids, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. While opioid prescription volume has fallen 18 percent since its peak in 2012, revenue for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Return of the Living Dead: K-2 zombies return to Brooklyn neighborhoodpsychotic effects on some users. These can include extreme anxiety, confusion,
Return of the Living Dead: K-2 zombies return to Brooklyn neighborhood
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
psychotic effects on some users. These can include extreme anxiety, confusion, paranoia and even hallucinations. Source: National Institute of Drug Abuse Effects of K2, which is packaged under names like Spice, AK-47, Smacked, and Dank, can... Read more
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Daily Mail
33 people hospitalized in New York for K2 drug overdosepsychotic effects on some users. These can include extreme anxiety, confusion,
33 people hospitalized in New York for K2 drug overdose
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
psychotic effects on some users. These can include extreme anxiety, confusion, paranoia and even hallucinations. Source: National Institute of Drug Abuse 'They're like walking zombies,' said Jimmy Bravo, a clerk at a local bodega told the New... Read more
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Daily Mail
22 people hospitalized in New York for K2 drug overdosepsychotic effects on some users. These can include extreme anxiety, confusion,
22 people hospitalized in New York for K2 drug overdose
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
psychotic effects on some users. These can include extreme anxiety, confusion, paranoia and even hallucinations. Source: National Institute of Drug Abuse 'They're like walking zombies,' said Jimmy Bravo, a clerk at a local bodega told the New... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
White House looks to increase drug treatment numberson buprenorphine. The Department of Health and Human Services is hoping to incr
White House looks to increase drug treatment numbers
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 21 days ago
on buprenorphine. The Department of Health and Human Services is hoping to increase that limit to 275. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, buprenophine is used to help relieve drug cravings without the "high" caused by other... Read more
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CNBC
Pfizer agrees to Chicago's request to disclose narcotic painkiller riskStates suffering from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pa
Pfizer agrees to Chicago's request to disclose narcotic painkiller risk
CNBC / Posted 22 days ago
States suffering from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers in 2012, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Pfizer said it will disclose in its promotional material that narcotic painkillers can... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
E-Cigarettes: Vapor trail of concern for young peopleand acetaldehyde, along with potentially toxic metal nanoparticles from the vap
E-Cigarettes: Vapor trail of concern for young people
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
and acetaldehyde, along with potentially toxic metal nanoparticles from the vaporizing mechanism, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. "E-cigarettes still have nicotine, which can be addictive," says Dr. Jamin Brahmbhatt, a... Read more
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The Financial Express
Startups and psychedelics: Founders trip on smart drugsto be a non-toxic and non-addictive way of using psychedelics to boost focus, p
Startups and psychedelics: Founders trip on smart drugs
The Financial Express / Posted 28 days ago
to be a non-toxic and non-addictive way of using psychedelics to boost focus, performance and productivity. However, the National Institute of Drug Abuse in the United States has stated that with no approved medicinal value, any use of LSD can be... Read more

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