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Are Energy Drinks Safe? (STUDY)

According to a study on the effects of energy drinks, 32 ounces of an energy drink consumed in a short time span can elevate blood pressure and affect the rhythm of the heart by increasing the risk of electrical activity disturbances within the heart.[1] The study participants consisted of 34 healthy individuals aged 18 to… Read More »

U.S. sues to block Philadelphia safe drug-injection site

(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday said it had filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a nonprofit in Philadelphia from opening what could become the nation’s first supervised drug-injection site in an effort aimed at addressing opioid abuse. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Philadelphia, follows warnings by the Justice Department under… Read More »

Is amyl nitrite safe?

Poppers are a liquid drug that can give an instant high when inhaled. Other names for it are amyl nitrate, butyl nitrite, and liquid gold. The effects of poppers appear quickly and include dizziness, warm sensations, an increased heart rate, and headaches. Poppers have a widespread recreational use. The drug can cause euphoric effects and… Read More »

Study: Donated Kidneys From Pot Users Seem Safe

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana use by live donors has no effect on kidney transplant outcomes for donors or recipients, a new study finds. National Kidney Registry recommendations exclude substance abusers from donating kidneys, and transplant centers may refuse live donors with a history of marijuana use.… Read More »