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British singer Lily Allen admits considering heroin after her divorce
07-12-18 Category: Heroin Treatment, Substance Abuse

British singer, songwriter and television presenter Lily Allen recently admitted considering heroin after the official confirmation of her divorce in June 2018. She confessed in July 2018 that she did think about trying the drug in order to self-medicate and relieve stress arising from her breakup with ex-husband Sam Cooper. Although she didn’t go ahead […]

Intake of folic acid during pregnancy may reduce schizophrenia risk, says study
07-12-18 Category: Schizophrenia

Intake of grain-based foods with folic acid may help curb the risk of developing severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia, according to a recent study conducted by a research team at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Severe forms of mental illnesses like autism, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder (MDD) and schizophrenia are known to affect children […]

After medical marijuana legalization, Oklahoma prepares to get votes for drug’s recreational use
07-09-18 Category: Marijuana

After the legalization of medical marijuana in Oklahoma in June 2018, the activists are now aiming toward gathering enough votes to decriminalize the drug’s recreational use. Green the Vote, an organization that aims to get marijuana legalized in the state, is supporting two state questions – 796 and 797. A notice for the approval of […]

Camila Mendes says she is still vulnerable to eating disorder
07-09-18 Category: Eating Disorders, Recovery, Weight Loss

“Riverdale” star Camila Mendes, who opened up about her eating disorder to fans long ago, is no more hesitant to accept that she still continues to remain in “that vulnerable state.” While speaking with a magazine recently, the 24-year-old actress confessed that she is still struggling with the symptoms of the mental problem and dealing […]

Indiana police seize ‘Trump-shaped’ ecstasy pills
07-05-18 Category: Drug Abuse

Drug traffickers across the United States seem to be using the image of President Donald Trump to boost their sales. According to a news release of the Indiana State Police, the department arrested 129 people as part of a series of drug busts, and recovered “Trump-shaped” ecstasy pills. According to the police, the orange pills […]

Yankees legend Robinson Cano suspended for using steroids
07-03-18 Category: Addiction

Robinson Cano, a Yankees veteran, recently faced suspension for 80 games after being tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug (PED). He was tested positive for a substance called furosemide, which, according to him, is not a PED. Cano said that the substance was prescribed to him by a certified doctor in the Dominican Republic to […]

Fentanyl a significant public health concern in US, says UN report
07-02-18 Category: cocaine

Non-medical use of prescription opioids like fentanyl is becoming a significant public health concern, increasingly resulting in deadly overdoses all over the United States, according to the World Drug Report 2018 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on June 26, 2018. The report also suggests that fentanyl and its analogues […]

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