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Oxycodone vs. Hydrocodone

Synthetic opioids are strong pain relievers that are often prescribed by a physician for pain relief. Synthetic opioids are abused with an alarming frequency. Physicians typically prescribe opioids following surgery, or when prolonged chronic pain is an issue. Currently, health care professionals have begun closely monitoring their patient’s opioid use due to its highly addictive…

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What Are Opioids?

Are you asking the question, “What are opioids?” Opioids are highly addictive drugs that you can obtain both in prescription form and illicitly. It is also one of the most worrisome of all types of addiction because of how common it has become. The real risk comes in the form of overdose. Every day, an average…

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Why Do People Binge Drink?

Are you wondering why do people binge drink, especially when it seems like a high-risk situation? Binge drinking is one of the most preventable, severe health conditions in the U.S. It is also the most common type of excessive alcohol use in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This organization…

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Is Weed Addictive?

It’s a common question. Is weed addictive? There’s a great deal of conflicting information about marijuana and whether it is safe to use. Even though this drug is being used more frequently in legalized situations, there is an addiction risk present. That’s one you need to take into consideration before you start using or, at…