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2011-07-14 15:46:53

Even after accounting for current crack use, a new study finds that women in drug court who are experiencing current major depression are more likely to use crack within four months than other women in drug court.

2011-02-15 08:23:06

Crack, cocaine, marijuana -- we all know that illegal drugs are bad for your health, but a new study suggests they could also increase your risks of having a stroke.

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2011-01-05 07:39:51

Researchers have produced a long-lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice by giving them a unique vaccine that combines bits of the common cold virus with a particle that mimics cocaine.

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2010-11-01 08:05:00

When both the effects on the individual and the impact on society as whole is taken into account, alcohol is more dangerous than heroin or crack cocaine.

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2010-03-31 13:43:34

Teens with a history of crack or cocaine use are significantly more likely to engage in unprotected sex than youth who have never used these drugs, putting themselves at increased risk for HIV.

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2010-03-01 12:40:00

Children exposed to cocaine in the womb face serious consequences from the drug, but fortunately not in certain critical physical and cognitive areas as previously believed.

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2010-01-14 08:37:34

Researchers warned that there is no 'safe' amount of cocaine to use, after a study found that up to 3 percent of all sudden deaths are linked to the drug.

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2009-10-20 05:57:35

The daily smoking of crack cocaine increases the risk of spreading HIV, according to a Canadian study published on Monday.

2009-09-17 13:54:21

Authorities in California said they arrested a man who allegedly traded his father's car for about $50 worth of crack cocaine. The Fresno County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to the home of a 74-year-old man just after 4 a.m.

2009-08-29 13:32:22

Foul play is not suspected in the recent death of disc jockey DJ AM at his New York apartment, a police spokesman says. The New York Times said the body of DJ AM, whose real names was Adam Goldstein, was found in his Soho apartment on late Friday afternoon by emergency officials responding to a 911 call from a concerned friend. An unidentified official said a crack cocaine pipe and unspecified prescription drugs were found near Goldstein's body. Goldstein admitted in a 2007 interview that he...


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