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Food Highs: Can Some Benign Ingredients Really Take You Higher?

The market is currently flooded with a literally dizzying array of foods and drinks whose sole purpose is mood enhancement and consciousness modification. These include everything from turbocharge…

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Crack Pipes Handed Out in Vancouver

In an effort to reduce the spread of infectious diseases and gather public health data related to Hepatitis C and HIV, the city of Vancouver, in British Columbia, Canada will distribute $50,000 to $60…

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Recreational Drug Salvia May be Banned

The hallucinogenic plant salvia, sometimes known as Seer's Sage or Diviner's Sage may be banned in Canada soon. Some noted effects of salvia are: * Uncontrollable laughter * Past memories, such…

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Are Anti-Depressants Good Or Evil?

Iím sitting in the green room, about to appear on Daytime TV, and the television is blaring in the background. Now mind you, I donít have television in my home so Iím a bit out of the loop. But …

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“Your Love Is My Drug”

"Your love... your love... your love... is my drug." Pop star Kesha sang these words in this summer's mega hit, and it turns out that the lyrics from the popular song may contain some truth. Love, …

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How to Dispose of Prescription Drugs

In recent years,† scientists have detected trace amounts of more than 150 different human and veterinary medicines in environments as far afield as the Arctic. Eighty percent of the U.S.ís streams a…

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8 Drug-Free Natural Highs

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green The brain is pretty good at playing tricks on us, especially on our moods. But that doesn't mean we can't play tricks on it, too. As the book Natural Highs poi…

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Reducing Exposure to Antibiotics

By Blair Lewis, Yoga+ Hailed as "miracle drugs" when they came into widespread use in 1941, antibiotics quickly became a panacea. Because both doctors and patients wanted quick cures, we have b…

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When Mommy and Daddy Got Hammered: Talking With Your Children About Past Drug and Alcohol Use

Just for the record, I did inhale. I figure in about ten years or so I will need to reveal this particular fact to my son, who will be entering his teen years and developing questions about drug an…

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Crazy Making: Treating Children’s Mental Illness with Questionable Drugs

A very odd parlor game that some of my family members like to play (this is extended, not immediate family) is diagnosis the disorder. This alternately humorous and horrifying pastime consists of sele…

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