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An introduction to drugs.

Drug: any chemical substance (excluding food and water) that alters the structure and function of the body. This is quite a broad definition — shampoo, soap, and moisturizer all roughly fit this description. 1,750 more words


Stimulants and study

Student use of prescription stimulants is commonplace in the class rooms of today, with many taking drugs such as Adderall, Ritalin and recently Modafinil. Of course the most frequently used stimulant is still Caffeine, with students often able to find five or more Cafés on campus. 41 more words


'Bath salt' stimulant MDPV reduces brain connectivity in rats

From Science News:

‘Bath salts’ reduce communication in rat brains

One hour after taking the recreational drug MDPV, brain connectivity is lowered

ByKate Baggaley…

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Bath Salts

Holiday Vacation Bootcamp

About a month from now, I will get to have about twelve days off work, with the possibility of being interrupted in the middle with one day at the office. 494 more words

Survey shows 1 in 5 college students abuse prescription stimulants

A survey released by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids shows that 1 in 5 college students abuses prescription stimulants, such as Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse, once in their lifetime. 566 more words


11 Practical Pointers for Boosting Your Energy

Do you often feel run down, even after rising from what you thought was a good night’s sleep? Maybe sleep isn’t the problem. There are many reasons why you may be lacking energy. 829 more words


Coffee as a creative stimulant

Despite its legality and social acceptance, people dependent on caffeine do occasionally betray a tenor of insecurity about it. There’s an element of fear. That may be why we laugh about it. 438 more words