Archive for November, 2010

Limiting the Side Effects of Steroid Overuse

Limiting the Side Effects of Steroid Overuse

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Though most people would consider the abuse of steroids reckless behavior where the risks are not worth the benefits, it is not just athletes who abuse these powerful drugs. Amongst patients using corticosteroids, overuse of steroids is a common problem.

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A Call for Banning Bans on Alcohol and Other Poisons of Choice

A Call for Banning Bans on Alcohol and Other Poisons of Choice

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Even though history, including modern history, has shown that bans on mind altering substances are rarely effective, governing bodies around the world still attempt to use such techniques in an effort to eliminate the problems associated with substance abuse.

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Ensuring Old Drugs Do Not Cause New Problems

Ensuring Old Drugs Do Not Cause New Problems

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Although we continue to get better at managing much of the waste we generate, when it comes to managing drug waste, we are rather behind in this respect. Given that trace amounts of these drugs can have profound effects on health, it is time that we changed this.

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The Antiviral, Antibacterial And Inflammation Fighting Health Benefits Of Silver

The Antiviral, Antibacterial And Inflammation Fighting Health Benefits Of Silver

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Though silver has been perceived as having medicinal properties since ancient times, it was only a few of those properties that were in fact real. In modern medicine, however, researchers are finding important medical benefits from the use of silver.

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