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Fatal Prescription: Women and Painkiller Overdoses

In EveryDayHealth.com, they report that more women than ever are dying from painkiller overdoses.  This article was written by Dr. Sanjay Gupta and asks, “How can you spot… 103 more words


Showing Scars 

I started this post a few months ago, but never got around to posting it. Sorry the delay. Please read the trigger warnings.

TRIGGER WARNING (depression, suicide, hanging, self harm; mentions of drug overdose, anxiety, alcohol, ptsd, violence) 1,834 more words

Marilyn Monroe and the Sexual Revolution

I just heard that Marilyn Monroe’s biographer said that she had 12 abortions over the course of her lifetime.


How old was she when she died? 33 more words


Two Lives Saved By Narcan In Weekend Overdoses

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Firefighters in New London saved two lives over the
weekend by administering the opioid reversal drug Narcan to suspected heroin… 103 more words


Fentanyl: The king of all opiates, and a killer drug crisis

Macleans 22 June 2015

It’s stronger than heroin and more potent than OxyContin. It’s also cheap, ubiquitous, and incredibly deadly. Inside the rise of fentanyl. 7 more words

Forensic Pathology

Illicit drugs 'rampant' in California state prisons


VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it’s unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates. 852 more words


Drug overdose experience

I have had epilepsy since the age of 11; it hasn’t been that bad. I was living my life as a normal teeny bopper the one and only time I really had trouble was when I had a seizure at one of my Niuean group live ins which I found embarrassing but other than that I was fine. 790 more words