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INJECTION DRUG USE; HIV AND  HEPATITIS

People who inject drugs such as heroin are at high risk of contracting the HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) virus. These diseases are transmitted through contact with blood or other bodily fluids, which can occur when sharing needles or other injection drug use equipment. 44 more words

Opioid Epidemic

Addiction Dependence Glossary

 • addiction – a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences

• addictive behavior – a behavior that is both rewarding and reinforcing… 364 more words

Drug Epidemic

The Salt Line

THE SALT LINE

by HOLLY GODDARD JONES

G.P. Putnam’s Sons | Sept 2017
Hardcover: 394 pages
ISBN: 978-0735214316
Genre: DYSTOPIAN FICTION
Review Source: ARC e-book from Netgalley and… 634 more words

Book Reviews

Kelowna vigil remembers those lost to fentanyl crisis

A mother holds up a framed photo of her beautiful young daughter to show our camera. The woman in the photo is embracing a bouquet of flowers, a tranquil smile sweeps across her face behind the glass. 253 more words

Canada

Street Drugs and Jesus

Faces of Jesus: Jack and …

Jack doesn’t see me coming so he’s off guard at first, wondering if I’ve noticed that he has signaled this other guy to put some stuff away. 836 more words

Jesus

New 'gray death' drug can kill with a single dose, authorities warn

A lethal new drug dubbed “gray death” by authorities that is dangerous to even touch with gloves is being eyed in overdose cases across Georgia, Alabama and Ohio. 490 more words

Adverse effects of synthetic cannabinoids

Baum RA, et al. Suspected synthetic cannabinomimetic intoxication. J Pharm Pract. 2017 Jan 1:897190017699761.

Recent legislation has failed to curb the public health concerns emanating from SC misuse. 856 more words

Diagnosis