Michael Jackson’s Medications: Drugs Have Dangerous Characteristics

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Drugs found in Michael Jackson’s body are a mix that can cause serious, even life-threatening adverse effects. Traces of propofol, midazolam, lorazepam, diazepam, lidocaine and ephedrine were detected by the coroner, according to multiple news sources. This disclosure prompts public interest in what these drugs are all about. Here is more information from Food and…


How to Stop the Cycle of Drug Abuse and Begin Recovery

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Drug addiction ruins many lives – lives of not just the addict, but all of the addict’s friends and family members. Someone struggling with a drug addiction may spend a lot of time wishing that they could stop and have their old life back. This is possible, and many people have broken free from the…


How to Stay Safe and Prevent Drug Errors

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Fall and winter is the prime time of year for the flu virus to multiply. As the busiest season for doctors, hospitals and pharmacists, it is also the most prevalent time for prescription errors. With the possibility of the flu virus just around the corner, holiday gatherings and packed shopping malls are places rife with…


Drug Abuse Prevention for Youth: Education Key to Preventing Teenage Drug Use

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In the United States, more than 66.5 million people smoke cigarettes. Of that population, more than 3 million are teens between the ages of 12 and 17, reports the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Prevalence of Youth Drug Use A study conducted by Colorado State University Professor Ruth Edwards documented the drug use of rural…


Alcoholic Anonymous: Why So Effective In Promoting Sobriety For Life?

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What is it with Alcholic Anonymous that keeps individuals sober? A recent study has actually conducted research to determine  the components of Alcoholic Anonymous that make people stay sober for life. For years, Alcoholic Anonymous has been vocal that sobriety has been encouraged through: Raising members’ spirituality; Assisting adjustments in terms of support systems and…


Will Tech Change The Future Of Addiction Treatments

If you look around, you are surrounded by technology. Today, we make use of computers and smart phones so that we can stay in touch with each other, as well as conduct business without ever leaving the confines of our house. Technology, although getting smarter, has also been able to replace the social life that…


5 Ways Technology Can Help You Overcome Your Addiction

Technology has played a very important way in how we communicate as well as lead our lives on a daily basis. However, most of the people think that technology has led to depletion in our social and moral skills. Although for better or worse, technology is something that has been making inroads into treatment, most…