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In the Past
Category Archives: Drugs
Poisonous Hemlock vs. My Hemlock Fence
So I’m building a fence. Like any reasonably savvy consumer, I did a little Google-fu magic and figured out exactly what I wanted, then called around town and scheduled a half-dozen people to come out from different companies to give … Continue reading
Alcoholism: Long-term Effects and Withdrawal
So your character has a habit. A bad habit. And of course, writing fiction is all about making the characters day a little more difficult. What better time to go cold turkey off the booze than the middle of an … Continue reading
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If a character gets an overdose of pain meds, what will modern medicine do for him?
Pain medications are classified as narcotic or non-narcotic. There are numerous drugs in each class. Non-narcotic pain meds are often used for purposes other than just pain relief. There are also quite a few drugs out there used to help … Continue reading
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