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How Long Do Drugs Stay In Your System?

Testing for the presence of illegal drugs in a person’s system has been around for quite some time now, and new technologies in drug screenings have made these tests nearly impossible to beat. Parents can even purchase home testing kits if they suspect their children of using drugs. While a simple Internet search will bring […]


Ignition Interlock Device to Prevent Driving While Intoxicated

Driving while intoxicated (DUI) has produced an epidemic of alcohol-related vehicle fatalities that spawned organizations, like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and raised public awareness in hopes of preventing and reducing the number of deaths each year. Since campaigns such as “friends don’t let friends drink and drive” started in the 1980s, driving under the […]


Do House Calls for Hangovers Enable Alcoholics?

Right or wrong, good or bad, a new reality has arrived at society’s front door, and it’s a nurse with a hangover treatment package complete with a vitamin-enriched IV drip. According to a Gallup Poll, in the United States, 66 percent of adults admit to drinking on a semi-regular basis, with 22 percent of those […]


Mephedrone is the Newest Club Drug Known as “Meow-Meow”

There seems to be no end to a class of narcotics known as “designer drugs.” These are substances created to mimic the “high” of an existing drug using chemicals not yet classified as illegal. Sellers are able to peddle these unsafe chemicals legally, until authorities outlaw the compounds, and standard drug tests haven’t been designed […]


MDMA Overdose Prevention and What To Do in an Emergency

Not a year goes by without news of young people losing their lives after taking MDMA on the rave and electronic dance music (EDM) scene. There have been a handful of deaths in 2015 alone. Known on the street as “molly” or “ecstasy,” MDMA is methylenedioxy-methamphetamine, a psychoactive drug that produces intense feelings of euphoria. […]


Alcoho-Lock Prevents Drinking and Biking

“Ghost bikes” are somber memorials for bicyclists who have died in a crash. Painted all white and chained up near the crash site, they’re often accompanied by a photograph and bio of the victim, as well as flowers and other small remembrances. Sadly, these memorial sightings have become more and more common. Certainly, not all […]


The Latest Trend In Music Festival Drug Safety

Large-scale music festivals in America are big business because they inject millions of dollars into local economies. As a result, cities across the country clamor to host these multi-day concerts. An estimated 32 million people attended at least one music festival last year, according to Nielsen Music, and nearly half of those were millennials. Drug […]


Are Senior Citizens Drinking Too Much?

Aging gracefully is sometimes easier said than done. Senior citizens, anyone aged 65 or older, face a number of challenges, from ailing health to the loss of a spouse and close friends. Many seniors suffer from depression that can stem from a lack of mobility or a greater sense of isolation. Now, there is some […]


Don’t Look Back In Regret, Move Forward In Recovery

It’s almost impossible to find an adult of a certain age with no regrets. We all have them, be they small or large. One survey conducted on this subject reports that 90 percent of people say that they have at least one major regret. Studies show that most regrets stem from the things we didn’t […]