18 Feb Marijuana Effects, Risks and Medicinal Uses

Marijuana has been in the national spotlight lately as news about its medicinal uses spreads. Colorado and other states have legalized or are in the process of legalizing the drug. Because of this, many people assume the drug is harmless. However, the truth is that...

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15 Feb Marijuana: An Overview

Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the U.S. Although marijuana use had been declining in the early 2000s, the numbers of young people using it began to rise again in 2007 and have continued to increase. Many people believe that the drug...

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16 Jan Ecstasy Risks and Effects

Once used mainly as a party drug, MDMA, or ecstasy, is now one of the easiest illegal drugs to obtain, but taking ecstasy has serious health risks. The impurities found in MDMA, the side effects associated with it, and the risk of addiction make ecstasy...

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16 Jan Ecstasy: An Overview

Ecstasy is the common name for MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine). It is an illegal, addictive substance that has no legal use. Ecstasy is a popular recreational drug, making an appearance at places like raves, parties, and concerts, but it carries dangerous side effects. As it gains...

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16 Jan Percocet Effects and Treatment

OxyContin was approved by the FDA in 1995 as a treatment for pain. It is a narcotic that has a high risk of dependency. Since it came into use, there has been a steady increase of addiction and abuse associated with its illegal, non-medical use....

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16 Jan Percocet Overview

Percocet is a prescription narcotic that is used to treat pain. It can only be legally obtained when prescribed by a doctor. Like OxyContin, one of the base components in Percocet is oxycodone, an opioid that is very habit forming. Percocet also contains acetaminophen (the...

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12 Dec OxyContin: Effects and Treatment Options

OxyContin was approved by the FDA in 1995 as a treatment for pain. It is a narcotic that has a high risk of dependency. Since it came into use, there has been a steady increase of addiction and abuse associated with its illegal, non-medical use....

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12 Dec OxyContin: An Overview

As medical advancements find new medications to treat pain, we are also seeing an increased dependency on prescription pain drugs. One of the most habit forming pain relievers available is OxyContin, a narcotic pain reliever derived from opium. It is manufactured to be slowly released...

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12 Dec The Effects of Cocaine

Like any addictive substance, cocaine can have a very adverse effect on the body. These problems can crop up from the first time cocaine is used and continue to become more severe as a dependency is formed.Some of the effects of cocaine are outwardly visible...

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12 Dec Cocaine: An Overview

Cocaine use is a widespread problem in our country and the drug is becoming even easier to obtain. It is made from the coca plant and is available in different levels of purity. Like other illegal drugs, cocaine is an addictive substance that negatively affects...

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