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Heroin is a very addictive chemical called diacetylmorphine. Heroin is a modified form of morphine, a highly abundant opium derived from the seedpods of the poppy plant.
Drug report raises hospital monitoring issues

Drug report raises hospital monitoring issues

Why some anesthesiologists end up abusing drugs

Why some anesthesiologists end up abusing drugs

Infections among injecting drug users are a growing public health concern in the UK

Infections among injecting drug users are a growing public health concern in the UK

Asia must tackle HIV in injecting drug users

Asia must tackle HIV in injecting drug users

Heroin use amongst Australian detainees still lower than pre-drought levels

Heroin use amongst Australian detainees still lower than pre-drought levels

Horrifying research into Britain's injecting drug users

Horrifying research into Britain's injecting drug users

The Internet has become the street corner for many drug users and traffickers

The Internet has become the street corner for many drug users and traffickers

Computer learning better than traditional counseling when educating injection drug users about HIV/AIDS

Computer learning better than traditional counseling when educating injection drug users about HIV/AIDS

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether anti-drug laws should apply to the medicinal use of marijuana

U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether anti-drug laws should apply to the medicinal use of marijuana

New report outlines New Yorkers health problems

New report outlines New Yorkers health problems

Patent issued for GHB, date rape drug test

Patent issued for GHB, date rape drug test

Gambling increases level of brain chemical

Gambling increases level of brain chemical

Crime & prescription drug use in Australia

Crime & prescription drug use in Australia

Russia’s harsh drug policies are fueling an AIDS epidemic

Russia’s harsh drug policies are fueling an AIDS epidemic

Third Melbourne hospital infected by Serratia bacteria

Third Melbourne hospital infected by Serratia bacteria

First Lady to help hispanic kids kick the habit

First Lady to help hispanic kids kick the habit