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No-longer-legal highs update

The Psychoactive Substances Act came into effect at the end of May

More than 300 UK retailers are no longer selling so-called legal highs, three months after the ban was introduced, the Home Office has said. 91 more words


What people are saying about Mellie...

“Mellie is a difficult read but a brilliant read, nonetheless. It follows the life and struggles of a girl whose life has been disrupted by divorce, drugs and an abusive relationship with her turbulent boyfriend. 306 more words

Non-sheath contraceptives don't increase the risk of HIV, except one...

A recent meta-analysis (simply, a study of studies) shows that medicinal contraceptives are not associated with an increased risk of HIV infection, which is bizarre because only barrier contraceptives, such as condoms, decrease the risk of contracting STDs. 120 more words


Mind your P's and T's: How tainted drugs revolutionized Parkinson's research

In 1982, a man was brought to a hospital in the Bay Area of California in a curious condition.  The man was completely catatonic (immobile), and was frozen into an awkward, statue-like posture.   1,516 more words

Duterte's war on drugs

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the president of the Philippines on Thursday June 30, 2016. Campaigning on a single platform of eradicating crime and drugs, the lawyer and former mayor of the city of Davao won the presidency in a landslide. 920 more words


#Steroid Side effects should be a major concern

Recent press articles suggest that steroid use is widespread. Read here

People use steroids to improve their body image but unfortunately this practice does come with some serious side effects. 69 more words