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#MemeOfTheWeek: 'D-Money,' Race And Drugs In America

#MemeOfTheWeek: ‘D-Money,’ Race And Drugs In America

#MemeOfTheWeek: ‘D-Money,’ Race And Drugs In America … Some say that’s because the face of addiction in America today, particularly when it …
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45-year-olds in the US are 170% more likely to die of an opioid overdose

More people than ever in the US are falling victim to the grip of drug addiction, and dying of overdoses. Last year overdose deaths increased by 6.5 per cent – killing 47,055 people. But, rather than the stereotype of a young addict succumbing to their heroin addiction, statistics have revealed prescription painkillers are the most likely culprit. Drugs like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin, accou
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(Source: Drug and Alcohol Dependence)
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6 Questionable Health Trends We’d Like To Leave Behind In 2015

As the year comes to a close, it’s time for one of our favorite traditions, saying goodbye to questionable health trends we’d like to leave behind in 2015. While the year brought promise in certain areas — we moved away from fad diets; the U.S. surgeon general endorsed walking as exercise; and the phrase “harm reduction” became a buzzword – there were also some major letdowns. So in th
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Development of an analytical method for simultaneous detection of psychotropic phenylalkylamines in hair by LC-MS/MS with a multi-mode reversed-phase column using pH gradient elution

Methamphetamine (MA), which undergoes demethylation to amphetamine (AM), is a highly addictive drug with potent central nervous system stimulant properties [1] and is traditionally the most abused drug in Korea. Amphetamine-derived new designer drugs, such as 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), have also become popular as rave drugs among young people since being introduced in the late 1990s
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