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.
Click for NYT story about PSH’s final days…
Prescription Rx abuse could lead to Heroin…Read the NYT article here…..
New Zealand earthquake: New Zealand’s ‘Earthquake Mayor’ rallies a shaken city – latimes.com.
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I’ve heard that Christchurch is a beautiful city. My friend was in Auckland when the quake hit and her family was very concerned for her safety. Good luck to the survivors and rescuers.
Alarming Findings About Hospital Monitors : Shots – Health Blog : NPR.
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