HOW SEVERE IS HEROIN CONSUMPTION IN THE UNITED STATES?

HOW SEVERE IS HEROIN CONSUMPTION IN THE UNITED STATES?

Did you know that heroin use in the United States has been gradually increasing since 2006? According to statistics from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an estimated 669,000 people came forward to admit to past heroin use (2012). Even more...

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THE UNITED STATES IS THE WORLD LEADER IN ILLEGAL DRUG USE

THE UNITED STATES IS THE WORLD LEADER IN ILLEGAL DRUG USE

Despite having some of the most rigorous drug policies in the world, the United States is still the global leader of illegal drug abuse and addiction. According to a recent study (comparing and contrasting 54,000 people from 17 countries), our nation boasts the...

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CONNECTION BETWEEN MODERATE DRINKING AND FEWER HOSPITALIZATIONS

CONNECTION BETWEEN MODERATE DRINKING AND FEWER HOSPITALIZATIONS

Alcohol’s effects on our health is a big topic of debate among medical professionals, as it has been for many years. While some studies have indicated that a glass of wine or hard liquor might lower risks for heart disease or strokes, additional researcher had focused...

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THE DANGERS OF SMOKING MARIJUANA WHILE PREGNANT

THE DANGERS OF SMOKING MARIJUANA WHILE PREGNANT

If you are a woman who is expecting to get pregnant or is expecting a baby, your doctor has probably instructed you to stay away from potentially harmful substances like alcohol and medications. Although you are probably following the rules, did you know that a large...

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