Posts Tagged ‘Methamphetamine’

Real life is real life and TV is fantasy, right? So when Breaking Bad’s main character, a struggling high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, begins producing and selling methamphetamine to provide some financial security for his family, we don’t take it seriously. Or do we? The critically-acclaimed series went off the air […]

It’s an unlikely scenario, but dentists are finding themselves on the front lines of the drug war as they encounter patients who show signs of meth abuse. A patient with bad breath or a fear of Novocaine were the biggest worries dentists had in the past. These days they find themselves in the role of […]

What’s a drug used to de-worm pets doing in much of our nation’s cocaine supply? The experts don’t know, but they are aware of its potentially deadly consequences. A drug approved to treat cancer and used to de-worm animals is being added to the nation’s cocaine supply, and public health officials are puzzled as to […]

Teens and young adults use dangerous drugs to enhance a night on the town. For teens and young adults, a night on the town takes on dangerous new meaning with the ongoing popularity of “club drugs.” Used to enhance all-night partying at raves, trances, bars, concerts and nightclubs, these varied drugs can have long-lasting effects […]