Eight questions about heroin and the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Washington Post.
The article above cites the following as what happens when one takes heroin….it sounds like something better than sex…But, of course these feelings fade with the addiction and then, maybe, you’ll die.
A short but powerful “rush” and then a high that lasts four to five hours. It is described as a warm, drowsy, cozy state. People report a profound sense of satisfaction, as though all needs were fulfilled. There is also a pleasant state of mild dizziness that is not as impairing as alcohol’s effects, and a sense of ‘distancing’ or apathy toward whatever is going on in the environment.
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Prescription Rx abuse could lead to Heroin…Read the NYT article here…..
Catherine Zeta-Jones says there is no need to suffer silently – NYPOST.com.
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Mental illness is not a crime. Mental illness is not shameful. Insurers’ lack of coverage is a crime and is shameful.
Like father, like ‘Swan’ – NYPOST.com.
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Smart, classy, and successful.
Money Won’t Buy You Health Insurance – NYTimes.com.
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COBRA costs is outrageous and not permanent and how do I get coverage for my unmarried partner through my employer? Inequitable, prejudiced, expensive and barbaric. Business and current government laws are burdensome for many and totally unfair.
Alarming Findings About Hospital Monitors : Shots – Health Blog : NPR.
Beep. Beep. Buzzzzz. Over-used sounds. Dangerously over-used.
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Who wants to be nervous all of the time? Apparently, some people.
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Taunton native designs adventure aids – Taunton, MA – The Taunton Gazette.
I remember when this remarkable person was tragically struck by a car. She has led an amazing life.
Ms. Doherty to be honored by Girls Inc….