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June 30, 2016
by Staff Writer
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80% of World’s Opioid Supply, That’s What Americans Consume

Imagine this comparative ratio: that Americans make up only 4.6 percent of the world’s population, but consume 80 percent of the world’s opioid supply. Wow. That’s quite a comparison. Upon seeing that statistic, it’s understandable why the US is facing … Continue reading

June 29, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Yes, Doctors Also Struggle With Drug Addiction

Some find it ironic that a doctor or medical professional can get addicted to drugs, requiring treatment to overcome it – and that reality is much more common than we might initially think. To many, doctors should be the first to detect and treat … Continue reading

June 28, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Brief Medical Facts on Nembutal (Pentobarbital)

Nembutal (pentobarbital) is a barbiturate used to slow brain and nervous system in order to help treat insomnia and seizures. It’s important to note that Nembutal is habit-forming and should never be shared with another person, or mixed with another … Continue reading

June 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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PTSD Awareness Day: ‘Heroes’ Also Need A Helpful Hand

‘Heroes’ in our everyday society and culture come in many forms, because when it comes to saving a life, EMS (emergency medical services), the police force, and hard working firefighters are the ones who are there for us when there is … Continue reading

June 24, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Tolerance: A Harsh Reality of Drug Dependency

People who suffer from addiction know all about tolerance – a harsh reality of drug dependency. Tolerance is one of the major components in the development of drug dependency. This means it’s also a dangerous aspect that can lead to … Continue reading

June 23, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Stimulants Trigger ‘Adrenaline-like Hormone Norepinephrine’

The effects of stimulant abuse can have devastating ramifications on the user’s body and mind, resulting in both short term and long term problems. Drug dependency is also a worry when it comes to stimulants, as some people simply cannot … Continue reading

June 20, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Stress Creates Vulnerability to Addiction

What does it mean when to be “vulnerable to addiction?” Vulnerability, in a general sense, means to be more susceptible to addiction than the average person, or, prone to drug abuse and addiction due to certain factors such as genetics, … Continue reading