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Overdose and relapse risk in people addicted to heroin

Overdose and relapse risk in people addicted to heroin

03-31 | Rachael

According to the 2016 World Drug Report published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), heroin is the most lethal drug globally and its use has reached alarming levels in the U.S. In 2014, over 900,000 Americans aged 12 or above used heroin, representing a 145 percent increase from 2007. Mortality rates […]

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Discouraging secondhand marijuana smoking among children

Discouraging secondhand marijuana smoking among children

03-23 | Rachael

In recent years, marijuana has been decriminalized in several states in the United States due to its medical use, which has been welcomed by many as a sign of progress. However, it entails some noticeable shortcomings that may prove to be a public health concern in future. For instance, a greater number of children may […]

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Does the heroin epidemic impact minority communities differently?

Does the heroin epidemic impact minority communities differently?

03-20 | Rachael

A heroin epidemic is sweeping across the U.S. In its 2016 World Drug Report, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) mentions that consumption of heroin in the U.S. increased by 145 percent during the period 2007 and 2014. Although the impact has been most pronounced on whites, some minority communities have been […]

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Beware of hydrocodone’s detrimental repercussions

Beware of hydrocodone’s detrimental repercussions

03-07 | Rachael

Hydrocodone is a prescription opioid that is usually used to relieve moderate to severe pain, particularly after an injury or surgery. Additionally, it can be used for alleviating long-term chronic pain and treating the symptoms of common cold, flu, allergies, hay fever or other breathing illnesses, such as sinusitis and bronchitis. Like most of the […]

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