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Police Agencies Working Together to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

Police agencies working together to prevent prescription drug abuse
But sometimes when prescriptions lie around unused or expired, they can end up in the hands of those they are not intended for. When expired and unused prescription medication is left unattended, it can lead to prescription drug abuse. Police agencies …
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Three Middle School Students In Stable Condition After Overdose
According to the NIDA, health risks include: addiction and elevated blood pressure, heart rate, and respiration. In high doses, stimulants can cause irregular heartbeats and dangerously high body temperature, heart failure, or deadly seizures. Some …

Police departments hold joint forum for parents on escalating drug use
But misuse can lead to a more physically harrowing addiction: heroin. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, since April 1, there have been 14 heroin-related deaths in the county, four of which have occurred in the northwest communities of …

Review Claims Underweight People at Higher Risk of Earlier Death Than Obese

Review claims underweight people at higher risk of earlier death than obese
LIBERTY, Mo. – Obese people are more likely to have type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease — conditions… Causes of Drug Abuse – Yahoo News Search Results


How Many Different Tobacoo Products Are There?

Question by bluebeard: how many different tobacoo products are there?
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Answer by waymuchmorebetter

Answer by BigSexyMami
Types of tobacco

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Tobacco use is responsible for nearly one in five deaths in the United States.”

“For each 1,000 tons of tobacco produced, about 1,000 people eventually will die. Lifelong smokers on average have a 50 percent chance of dying from tobacco-related illnesses, with half of these dying before the age of 70.”

The single greatest risk factor for oral cancer is tobacco. Oral cancer cases are seen in patients who do not use tobacco, however these specific cases constitute a small percentage (about 25 percent) of all oral cancers. All forms of tobacco have been implicated as causative agents including cigarette, cigar and pipe tobacco, as well as chewing tobacco. In India and Sri Lanka, where chewing tobacco is used with betel nuts and reverse smoking is practiced (placing the lit end in the mouth), there is a striking incidence of oral cancer – these cases account for as many as 50 percent of all cancers!

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South Jersey drug treatment providers: For heroin addicts, more inpatient care
They also have few detox centers. A doctor can prescribe medication, but that's only one step in the process, and it's not enough, Thompson said. “The thing that will help an opiate addict is to take them off the street,” Thompson said. “You put them …
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Home Detox: What's The Worst That Could Happen?
doctor taking blood pressure Do-it-yourself detox programs make lofty promises, assuring addicts they can get clean ultra-fast, ultra-cheap. While easy fixes are difficult to resist, especially when it comes to a challenge as great as addiction, anyone …
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If Raising a Child to Be Religious Is a Form of “Child Abuse”?

Question by Mcfarland: If raising a child to be religious is a form of “child abuse”?
Then is raising a child to be atheist “abusive” as well?

Best answer:

Answer by stargirl796
I don’t think any are abusive.

Answer by Ann Oneymus
Forcing your beliefs on your child is cruel, no matter what they are. Educating your child about different beliefs and allowing them to make their own choices is the way to go.

Training should produce social workers well-acquainted with the sector
His 18 recommendations included observing university teaching, scrutinising entry standards, examining the curriculum, auditing the rigour of examinations and other forms of student assessment, and evaluating practice placements. He also proposed …
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Police, Lawmakers Battle New Forms Of Synthetic Drugs
… jewelry cleaner, potpourri, or plant food and are typically smoked or inhaled. People who abuse synthetic drugs have been subject to a variety of side effects, such as vomiting, hallucinations, elevated blood pressure, loss of consciousness and …

Aim to Reduce Youth Drinking in South Dunedin

Aim to reduce youth drinking in South Dunedin
In 2011, 9.6% of 16-to-24-year-olds in Otago and Southland (4608 people) had some kind of substance-abuse disorder, according to the Southern District Health Board. Alcohol abuse was most common (3408 people). Concern about alcohol and drug abuse …
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Revealed – guidelines for stroke prevention in women
Risk factors include smoking drinking, drinking, high blood pressure, high blood glucose (diabetes), heart disease, high cholesterol obesity, low HDL and drug abuse. Signs and symptoms of stroke include numbness, weakness or paralysis on one side of …
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