Tag: drugs

pills, drugs, opioids

CDC: More than 63,000 People Died of Drug Overdoses in 2016

The opioid epidemic has claimed thousands of lives across the country, and now, new statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shed light on just how many people have fallen victim to the drugs. According to a new report from the National center for Health Statistics, more than 63,600 people lost …

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brain, health, mind

Study: This is Your Brain on LSD

What happens when your brain is on a hallucinogenic drug like LSD? As it turns out, scientists say it can help you achieve a higher level of consciousness. This comes from scientists at the University of Sussex, The University of Auckland, and Imperial College London. The researchers wanted to measure the consciousness levels of humans …

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Could MDMA Be a Viable Treatment for PTSD Patients?

Those living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) face a number of obstacles when it comes to treatment and maintenance. There are the overall challenges of finding and paying for treatment, and then there are the actual options available on the market. What if you were told that a drug like ecstasy could potentially help you …

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vitamins, pills

America on (Prescription) Drugs

Sports reports, nighttime news, and even Hollywood headlines all tell of a commonly occurring tragedy in American culture: death by medication overdose or abuse.   The development and production of prescription medication has dramatically changed modern medicine and has aided in the health and healing of innumerable individuals. These medications are the product of brilliant …

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