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xanax abuse on the rise
2014-05-24 06:29:47

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a report showing that the abuse of Xanax, also known as Alprazolam, is rising in the US — as is the number of emergency room visits associated with the drug.

2013-10-01 23:36:28

SAMHSA report shows that the synthetic drug was linked to thousands of emergency room visits in 2011. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The name may

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2010-06-18 06:20:00

According to a study by two governmental agencies, emergency room visits linked to prescription painkillers abuse have jumped 111 percent over a five-year period, a shocking increase that threatens the public health system in the United States.

2008-06-18 00:00:30

Despite reported declines in teen marijuana use, in 2007 almost 11 million teens report having used marijuana.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.