Tag : drugs

FDA Raises The Alarm On Medications With Codeine

Parenting  26 April '17

FDA Urges Parents Not To Give Children Medications With Codeine

FDA warned parents of the possible dangers by giving children cough syrups with Codeine.

Opoid related deaths continually increase over the years causing an alarm among health care providers.

Parenting  24 April '17

The Importance Of Giving Safe Pain Relief To Recovering Opioid Addicts Post Surgery

Health care providers should seek advice to addiction specialist post suregery.

FDA approved Hepatitis C drugs for kids

Parenting  21 April '17

FDA Approves Hepatitis C Drugs In Hopes For Speedy Treatment

FDA made a remarkable gesture upon approving the drug for Hepatitis C.

What parents need to teach their kids about opiates

Development  18 April '17

What Parents Need To Know About Discussing Opioid With Kids

Parents should take time when it comes to explaining opiates to their kids.

UK residents explain the trend of micro-dosing LSD.

Parenting  10 April '17

Why Some People Microdose On LSD For Breakfast

Understand the benefits of microdosing LSD and how it can impact a person's overall productivity.

Pregnant woman

Infant  9 March '17

New Hampshire Woman Refuses To Get Help While In Labor Unless Getting Heroin, Meth; Baby Now In State Custody

A New Hampshire woman refused to get help while she was in labor unless heroin and meth were given to her.

Ohio Couple

Family Life  3 March '17

Drugged Out Parents Separately Busted: Father Overdoses While One Baby In Vehicle With Him, Mother Overdoses At Home With Four Other Kids

A mother and a father were charged after they were found to have overdosed in the presence of their kids.


Teens/Young Adults  23 January '17

Iceland Offers The Best Idea To Stop Teens From Using Drugs, Should Rest Of The World Do The Same?

Iceland stopped the use of drugs, as well as smoking and drinking in most of the teens.

Homeless Figures Reveal 255,000 Have No Permanent Home

School Age  16 December '16

Child Abuse Case Involving 5-Year-Old With Drugs Sparks Protest As Judge Censors Journalist Covering Story

Isaac Avilucea obtained documents about the case, so he thought he could publish his story. A judge has barred him from doing so.

Community Health Center Gives Newborn Care Class For Low-Income Parents

Infant  13 December '16

Drug-dependent Newborn Babies Are Skyrocketing In Rural Areas, New Study

Scientists found out that rural areas have a lot of drug-dependent newborn babies.

Research Shows Acetaminophen Relieves Not Just Pain, But Emotions As Well

Pregnancy  9 December '16

Is Tylenol Safe For Pregnant Women? Here Is What Doctors Have To Say

Pregnant women should avoid Tylenol according to doctors.

Indianapolis Colts v New York Jets

Behavior  8 December '16

Injuries- A Gateway To Teen's Drug Addiction?

Teens are getting addicted to drugs and it all started with their love of sports.

Candle Light Vigil Held For 9-Year-Old Shot And Killed In Chicago

School Age  4 December '16

How Colombian Multi-Generation Wars Leave Long-Term Psychological Effects On Children

Peace was never an option for Columbia. But now that it finally is, the trauma is not easy to contain.

World's Smallest Pacemaker Saves Life Of 78-Year-Old Patient

Health/Nutrition  27 November '16

Major Setback For Alzheimer Patients: Crucial Drug Fails Clinical Examination And Trial

A highly anticipated trial of a promising Alzheimer’s drug has failed in a major setback for sufferers of the disease which is now Australia’s second biggest killer.

Snowstorm By G.H. Mumm Launch Party

School Age  19 November '16

Drug And Alcohol Abuse Awareness: When Should Parents Start Educating The Children?

The children of parents with alcohol problems are at much greater risk for underage drinking and developing a substance use disorder.

Marijuana Grow Near Albany For State's Legal Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Health/Nutrition  14 November '16

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Some States; Here Are The Things People Should Still Need To Know Despite The Law Allows The Use Of It Now

Weed is now legal is some states, but there are still things that people should be aware of when dealing with it.

Cameron and Christopher Ervin

Family Life  9 November '16

Brothers Who Plotted To Kill Their Parents By Drugging Them And Beating Them Almost To Death Gets 20 Years Behind Bars

The brothers who tried to kill their parents have been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

2016 Nordic Film Festival Awards Ceremony

Teens/Young Adults  2 November '16

Early Drug And Alcohol Intervention: How To Educate Children About Alcohol And Drugs

It's better to inform the bads of the 'high' to children when they're younger. Awareness is always better than ignorance

Heroin epidemic

Toddler  2 November '16

Unbelievable: Washington Couple Faces Number Of Charges Over Giving Three Young Children Heroin As 'Feel Good Medicine'

A Washington couple reportedly injected their three young kids with heroin, which they called "feel good medicine."

Staten Island Neighborhood Grapples With Heroin Epidemic

Health/Nutrition  25 October '16

Drug Addiction Epidemic Best Curbed By Peer Recovery Specialists? How Shared Experiences Help

Peer recovery programs introduce peer recovery coaches or specialists to drug overdose patients while they're still in emergency rooms and maintain contact with them after they get discharged. Patients develop a bond and trust these coaches because they share the same experiences.

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Announces Large Heroin Bust

Teens/Young Adults  14 October '16

Teen Dies Of Heroin Overdose; Drug Supply Came From Grandmother And Mother

This is the story of Andrew Frye who died of overdose. His grandmother and mother were behind the crime.

Berlin Hemp Parade 2016

Behavior  16 August '16

Teens Who Use Marijuana are More Likely to Experience Psychotic Symptoms' Research Says

Teens, especially males, may feel the adverse effects of drug use even after a year of not using them.

General Election - Education

Teens/Young Adults  13 August '16

Upcoming Superhero Film Focuses on the Negative Effects of Drug Use

"Heroes Rising" is a film that tries to sway teens from drug use and even lets them help in the making of the movie as well.

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