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2011-10-21 16:45:00

DEA has exercised its emergency scheduling authority to control and regulate chemicals commonly abused. Often marketed as "bath salts" or "plant food", these chemicals are dangerous and potentially deadly and represent an imminent threat to public health and safety, prompting DEA action. These chemicals mainly come from overseas and are commonly repackaged and distributed at the retail level. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)...

2011-10-07 13:38:09

Parents of young caffeine consumers take heed: that high-calorie energy drink or soda might present more than just obesity risk. In fact, according to a double-blind, placebo-controlled study that examined responses to stimulants, an individual´s subjective response to caffeine may predict how he or she will respond to other stimulant drugs, possibly reflecting differences in risk for abuse of other more serious drugs of abuse, such as amphetamine and cocaine. The new findings are...

2011-09-28 09:49:51

NIH and AHRQ study finds pace of the rise has slowed in recent years The prescribed use of stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) rose slowly but steadily from 1996 to 2008, according to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The study was published online ahead of print September 28, 2011, in the American Journal of Psychiatry. ADHD is one of the most common...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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