She was in her early 20s, homeless and in heroin’s grip, when Nicole Bourgeois moved in underneath the Longfellow Bridge, with a view of Massachusetts General Hospital.
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People addicted to methamphetamine often have sunken cheeks and visible weight loss, as well as sores and scabs on their faces from picking at their skin. But have you thought about how the drug affects the inside of their body?
One way that prescription drug abuse differs from other forms of addiction is that those who become dependent on pills aren’t limited to the black market when they’re trying to obtain drugs. In some cases, they can go straight to the doctor’s office.
Multidisciplinary researchers unified by a mission to develop therapies, interventions and evidence-based solutions to substance use disorders delivered snapshots of their work to National Institute on Drug Abuse director Dr. Nora Volkow.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon announced Thursday he will enter a rehabilitation facility, putting his return to the NFL on hold. Gordon was set to complete a four-game suspension Monday.