Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is “drinking lots of alcohol in a short space of time or drinking to get drunk”. Because everybody is different, it is not easy to say exactly how many…

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What is ALCOHOL?

Alcohol Is A Drug. It is classed as a depressant, meaning that it slows down vital functions—resulting in slurred speech, unsteady movement, disturbed perceptions and an inability to react quickly.…

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Alcohol and Heart Conditions

Most people are familiar with alcohol’s negative impacts on the brain, liver, and kidneys, but many do not understand the risks that alcohol abuse carries for the heart. These risks…

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Short / Long-Term Effect Of Nicotine

Nicotine is the active chemical substance present in the tobacco contributes to the negative reputation of tobacco. Has a harmful effect (through smoking or chewing), Harmful effects: This affects many…

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Tobacco Effects On The Body

Although nicotine is addictive, most of the severe health effects of tobacco use comes from other chemicals. Tobacco smoking can lead to lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It increases…

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Tobacco / Nicotine

Tobacco Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known,…

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Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug (also prescription medication or prescription medicine) is a pharmaceutical drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed. In contrast, over-the-counter drugs can be obtained without a prescription. The reason for this difference in substance control is the potential…

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CANNABIS (MARIJUANA)

Cannabis, also known as marijuana among several other names, is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); one of 483 known compounds in…

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