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Mexican Teen Who Injected Flesh-Eating Krokodil Into Genitals Was From US

By | Sat, 01/04/2014 - 12:11

Health officials have confirmed that the 17-year-old girl in Mexico who injected krokodil into her genitals was originally from the U.S.

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Smoking Marijuana Without Getting High

By | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 17:55

Pregnenolone is a naturally occurring substance that moderates the psychoactive effect of THC, the main active component of marijuana.

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Are Frequent Internet Users Addicted?

By | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 21:57

Frequent Internet use could have its negative health effects, such as losing sleep, but should it be considered an addiction? According to a new study, heavy Internet users exhibit signs of a drug addiction.

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Brittany Ozarowski, NY Woman Who Faked Cancer Diagnosis To Fund Heroin Addiction, Pleads Guilty

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 16:34

Brittany Ozarowski faked a series of cancer diagnoses in a year-long charity scam to raise thousands of dollars for her heroin addiction.

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Did Zac Efron Break His Jaw Because Of A Cocaine Relapse?

By | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 16:07

Zac Efron's story for his broken jaw has drawn criticisms. Could the actor have relapsed into his former cocaine addiction?

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It’s Not Just Nicotine That Makes Cigarettes Addictive

By | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 13:28

Nicotine-free tobacco smoke elicited more addictive behavior in rats than pure nicotine or smoke from manufactured tobacco that contains nicotine.

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Are Oreos As Addictive As Cocaine?

By | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 11:51

Oreos could be just as addictive as cocaine, according to researchers from Connecticut College.

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Parents Accused Of Killing Baby With Heroin Plead Not Guilty

By | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 17:06

Ryan Barry and Ashley Cyr are suspected of poisoning their baby daughter by lacing her infant formula with heroin.

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New Medical Treatment For Marijuana Abuse Could Stem The Rising Tide Of ‘Reefer Madness’

By | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 13:56

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Maryland School of Medicine develop a possible treatment for marijuana abuse.

'Krokodil' Flesh-Eating Drug Threatens To Spread To U.S.

DEA Remains Skeptical Of Russian Flesh-Eating Drug 'Krokodil' [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 17:52

Krokodil, a highly addictive codeine-based drug concoction, has spread to the United States from Russia, but the DEA remains doubtful of reports.

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War On Drugs Failing: Market For Illegal Drugs Is Booming As Prices Drop And Potency Increases

By | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 15:44

The accessibility and potency of drugs all around the world are becoming increasingly hard to control, and efforts to curb supply could be failing, a new study says.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Announces Struggle With 'Addictions'

By | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 12:30

Jada Pinkett Smith talks about her struggle with addiction and getting over her mistakes through her most recent Facebook post.

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Scientists Warn Of Pornography's Potential For Addiction

By | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 14:11

For some addicted to porn, the neurological response may be similar to alcohol and drug addiction.

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Addiction To Body's Natural Opioids May Cause Chronic Pain

By | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 16:02

US and Canadian researchers discover that the body can become addicted to its own natural opioids, and this dependence may lead to chronic pain.

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Zac Efron Completes Rehab: Why Is Cocaine Hollywood’s Drug Of Choice?

By | Wed, 09/18/2013 - 10:41

Zac Efron is reportedly doing well after a secret stint in rehab for cocaine addiction earlier this year.

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