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Are E-Cigarettes a Gateway Drug?

E-cigarettes may increase the risk of addiction to cocaine and other drugs, nicotine researchers suggest. While e-cigarettes eliminate some of the health risks associated with regular cigarettes, they are pure nicotine-delivery devices, with the same effects on the brain as cigarettes, according to new research studies. Researchers say e-cigarettes can serve as a “gateway drug,” […]

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The Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Since COVID-19 first started upending day-to-day life for Americans in March 2020, public health officials have been sounding the alarm about a potential surge in drug overdoses. Overdose deaths rose during the second half of 2019, and experts feared the pandemic would produce conditions that would further increase overdoses and deaths: economic shock, social isolation […]

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