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Fentanyl laced drugs

Fact Sheet: Fentanyl-Laced Heroin and Cocaine

  • An outbreak of overdoses and deaths involving fentanyl combined with heroin or cocaine has been reported in a number of urban areas in the United States, including, among other, Chicago (IL), Detroit (MI), Philadelphia (PA), and Camden (NJ).
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Brunch #9 - 14 January 2017

The brunch digest – so overdue!!  Forgive me ladies.  It was a joy to see you all – Lesley it’s been way to long! Hopefully this brunch will go some way towards that familiar feeling of knowing wonderful people and not seeing them for YEARS. 703 more words

Serious Cloudflare bug exposed a potpourri of secret customer data

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Cloudflare, a service that helps optimize the security and performance of more than 5.5 million websites, warned customers today that a recently fixed software bug exposed a range of sensitive information that could have included passwords and cookies and tokens used to authenticate users. 957 more words

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Emergency Department Data

Ecstasy-Related Emergency Department Visits by Young People Increased between 2005 and 2011; Alcohol Involvement Remains a Concern

MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine), also known as Ecstasy or Molly,1 is an illicit drug that has both stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.1 Ecstasy is usually taken by mouth, but can also be snorted or smoked.2 Ecstasy produces feelings of increased energy, euphoria, and distorts the user’s senses and perception of time.1,2… 218 more words

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Tobacco Stats

Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cigarette smoking results in more than 480,000 premature deaths in the United States each year—about 1 in every 5 U.S. 300 more words

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Something Happened: Had a meeting with the CEO; left on a stretcher

(Source: arstechnica.co.uk)

This week’s instalment of Something Happened is, er, perhaps a little more hardcore than most tales of workplace woe.

I’ll hand you straight over to this week’s storyteller, Joe, who lived in the US midwest when this dramatic incident took place. 441 more words

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Facilities Data

United States National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS)

The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) is an annual survey of facilities providing substance abuse treatment. 1,296 more words

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