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Many Native American Communities Struggle With Effects Of Heroin Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, heroin, substance abuse, traditional ceremonies, healing, addiction, law enforcement, recovery )

- 1069 days ago -
The reasons why Native Americans have such high rates of incarceration and substance abuse are complex. A recent FBI report shows the Mexican drug cartels are specifically targeting Indian Country.
Teaching Friends And Family How To Reverse A Drug Overdose
Health & Wellness  (tags: Narcan, drug overdoses, overdose, heroin, rehabilitation, Institute for Rehabilitation and Researc, narcotics )

- 1212 days ago -
Quick treatment with Narcan can save a life after an overdose of heroin or opioid pain pills. More cops, drug users and their families were carrying Narcan "rescue kits" in 2014.
Anxiety Drugs Like Valium Are Addictive in the Same Way as Heroin, Warn Scientists
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anxiety drugs, Valium, heroin, brain, health )

- 2994 days ago -
A popular form of anxiety drugs use the same potentially addictive 'reward pathways' in the brain as heroin and cannabis, scientists have warned.
Scientists Claim Junk Food Is as Addictive as Heroin
Health & Wellness  (tags: junk, food, heroin, addiction, drugs, obesity, health, healthcare, humans, research, warning, risks, illness, science, study, medicine, prevention, interesting, disease, diet, investigation, society, government, children, nutrition, family )

- 3097 days ago -
Junk food elicits addictive behavior in rats similar to the behaviors of rats addicted to heroin, a new study finds. "This is the most complete evidence to date that suggests obesity and drug addiction have common neurobiological underpinnings."
The 10 Most Insane Medical Practices in History
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mercury, Heroin, Lobotomies, Hard-core diet remedies )

- 3791 days ago -
If you've ever questioned whether your doctor really knows what he or she is talking about, these shocking medical practices of years gone by will give you some fodder for your suspicions.

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