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New Study: Narcotic Painkillers May Lengthen and Worsen Chronic Pain

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Researchers at the University of Colorado-Boulder have discovered yet another disadvantage of narcotic painkillers. While the introduction of the dangers of abuse and addiction come as no surprise to most, a three-month study conducted by the university displayed an increase in chronic pain in lab rats by the use of opioids such as morphine, an effect […]

$14 Million Worth Of Heroin Discovered By Police Inside Two Pickup Trucks In Queens; Drivers Arrested

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Federal authorities pulled over two pickup trucks in Elmhurst, Queens Tuesday (January 26) and discovered that both vehicles were carrying 100 pounds of heroin between the two, worth an estimated $14 Million. The two drivers, 65-year-old Jose Guadencio Lantan-Vela and 33-year-old Peter Omar Garcia-Romero, were driving the trucks with North Carolina plates and were pulled […]

Hood Health 101: “The Pillage” Pill Culture In the U.S.

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In the wake of the continual demonetization of marijuana(despite states opting for its recreational use and advances made in the medical field utilizing it), a true drug crisis has embedded itself in society. Pill abuse is at an all time high. The pills in question are both prescription pills (such as pain relievers) and non-prescription […]