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Anti-diarrhea drug Imodium is legal, cheap and can be bought over-the-counter at the drug store in large quantities without raising suspicion.

New Health Report Reveals Imodium Can Cause Addiction

A new report states that anti-diarrhea medicine Imodium causes addiction that can lead to death.


Heroin-Related Deaths in U.S. Quadruple Since 2000, Study Finds

The path to heroin addiction frequently starts with prescription drug abuse.


Wesleyan President Urges Students To Name Drug Dealers

The Wesleyan University is calling on its students to come forward and report any information they might know about drug dealing in the campus.

Connecticut Cops Probe 'Molly' Drug Overdose Among 11 Wesleyan Students

Police investigation is ongoing in Middletown, Connecticut after at least 11 students of Wesleyan University were brought to hospitals, apparently due to overdose of a drug called "Molly."

Drug Addiction

Study Finds Patients Prescribed Painkillers for 30 Days Often Become Addicts

According to new study, almost half the patients who took opioid for over 30 days were still using them three years later.

9-Year-Old Boy Dead Due To Drug Overdose, Family Friend Charged

A man from Northumberland, Pennsylvania has been charged with child endangerment as a nine-year-old boy was found dead at his home due to drug overdose on Monday, police officials report.

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Peaches Geldof Death Caused By Heroin Overdose

Coroner Roger Hatch ruled that UK TV host, writer and model, Peaches Geldof, died of a heroin overdose. In an inquest detailing Geldof's death, Hatch stated that the 25-year old daughter of singer-songwriter Bob Geldof took a fatal dose of heroin after being off the drug for more than two years.

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