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Cough and Cold Medications: Use Only as Directed

January 28, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Winter is here and, with it, cold season. To arm themselves, many people purchase over-the-counter drugs, which are those that don’t require a doctor’s prescription. Read More »

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Snus-You?

January 26, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Smokeless tobacco is the latest nicotine-based product to drift into the marketplace and try to catch the attention of young people. Read More »

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The Price of Smoking

October 21, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

You’ve already heard plenty about what smoking can do to your looks and your life. Read More »

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Word of the Day: Psychoactive Drugs

October 07, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Have you ever heard the term ”psychoactive drugs?” Drugs in this category act on the central nervous system and and alter its normal, everyday activity, causing changes in mood, awareness, and behavior. Read More »

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March is National Inhalants Month

March 29, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

We get a lot of comments and questions about what drugs do to your brain, including chemicals that people sniff to get high. Read More »

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