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How director Scorsese recovered from near-death drug overdose

Hollywood and substance abuse share an old relationship. There have been many cases of film personalities being involved in substance addiction. One such case is of Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese (74), who recently confessed about his near-death experience involving drug addiction and how he recovered from it.

Stages of addiction – 1: Using drugs to seek refuge

Addiction does not develop in a day. In reality, it is difficult to assess exactly how long a person might take to develop an addiction since almost all the drugs work differently, varying from one individual to other. Precisely, an addiction to drugs or alcohol begins with an occasional...

Dental schools in Massachusetts to provide opioid abuse prevention training

Approximately 3.5 million wisdom tooth extractions are done in the United States each year by practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeons, as highlighted by the American Dental Association (ADA) in 2011. Following the procedure, the patients are prescribed with a month of narcotic pain medication therapy when in essence, two...

Drug crisis: State Department official wants to collaborate with Mexico

At a time when the Trump administration’s border wall plan is questioning the effectiveness of joint efforts to deal with the menace of cross-border narcotic trafficking, William Brownfield, the head of counter-narcotics at the U.S. State Department, has expressed the pressing need to work with Mexico to counter the...

New cannabiz strategy ups pot consumption among Americans

Think of marijuana and the mind instantly conjures up stereotype images of red-eyed, skinny sophomores with long unmanaged locks, in baggy pants and Bob Marley T-shirts gearing up to congregate in the discreet basement of an old home, in a tucked-away alley, to share some joints. The mind visualizes...

CDC presents a grim picture of drug overdose in the US

The United States is yet to win its battle against drugs since an increasing percentage of the population is succumbing to the menace. Consequently, casualties due to overdoses are also rising. People may overdose on drugs for many reasons. Some may misuse drugs as a means of self-medication to...

Are workplace drug-testing norms in sync with legalized marijuana environment?

The medical legalization of marijuana in 28 states and Washington D.C. and recreational use in eight of these has resulted in a dilemma for the workforce in those states as well as their employers. In states such as California and Colorado, where cannabis consumption is legal, employees can be...

Role of culture in addiction and recovery

Addiction is often stigmatized as an immoral act or a crime. But in reality it is a chronic disease characterized by repeated substance abuse that is compulsive or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences. It can cause irreversible changes in a person’s brain and impair his or her self-control,...

Can a marine snail’s venom replace opioids?

The opioid overdose epidemic has worsened over the last decade in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC), Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), published on Jan. 1, 2016, since 2000, the U.S. has witnessed a 137 percent increase in drug overdose deaths...

Things one should know about methamphetamine

Methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth or simply meth, is a crystalline drug that is abused by people to get high and pleasure. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), in 2012, more than 12 million people in the United States tried methamphetamine at least...

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