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  • Seotonin Research Paper

    serotonin from the brain. Ecstasy which is an illegal street drug also referred to as a designer drug binds with the serotonin transporter that affects the brain. When ecstasy is introduced to the body, it recognizes it as serotonin and ironically the serotonin transporters absorbs ecstasy more easily than it does serotonin. While ecstasy may be more easily absorbed by the transporter it also bewilders it and causes it to start to work backward. This causes a surplus of serotonin to be present within the brain and more serotonin receptors to be active. The…

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  • Polygamy In Canada

    In today’s society, Canadian laws are very complex and aging. Our society is fast paced and ever changing, and our laws should be too. Canadian laws should meet the needs and the demands of its citizens. If the misuse of over the counter(OTC) medications are increasingly on the rise, then why is it still legal for them to be out in the open within homes? While on the other hand, consensual marriage between multiple parities; Polygamy, is illegal in Canada. Drugs are a major reoccurring issue…

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  • Thicker Than Water Book Report

    that drug abuse can be dangerous. Whether the drugs that are being abused are prescription or street drugs, they can turn into a disaster. This topic really came into interest after watching a television series on netflix called One Tree Hill. In the show a women had become addicted to prescription drugs. She could not help herself so she had to enroll herself into rehab. She got the help she needed, and decided to leave the facility. After she left, she began to use again. After watching this…

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  • What Is Pharmaceutical Drug Abuse In Canada

    of this essay is to analyze pharmaceutical drug abuse within the United States and Canada. For the reason that I am unaware of the ‘war on drugs’ within Canada and want to find similarities and differences within statistics of pharmaceutical drug abusers within each nation. What is pharmaceutical drug abuse? It is when you ‘abuse’ a medication that was received from a legal doctor, essentially misusing it for other purposes such as reducing side effects from another drug, getting high from the…

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  • Substance Abuse In The Workplace Essay

    Substance abuse occurs everywhere at home, outside, and at work. Substance abuse is a pattern of harmful use of any substance for mood-altering purposes (T.B.). Some of the substances are alcohol, drugs, prescription or over-the-counter medicine, and smoking. I’m going to talk about how the substance abuse effect work place, and how should business stop substance abuse. Regardless of the size of a business, it is still necessary for owners, managers and directors to be aware of the effects of…

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  • Case Study: CVS Health Corporation

    medical pharmacy management services. This segment serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, health plans, managed Medicaid plans and plans offered on public and private organizations. The Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty…

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  • Opioids Pros And Cons

    prescription drug or prescription medication is a drug that you get from a pharmacy or some sort of a professional medical source to be dispensed. In this society it is very easy for young teens to get their hands on prescribed drugs without a Doctor 's consent, this is because there aren 't many rules on prescription drugs. People get the drugs from sellers that they know such as family, friends or a person on the street . People also use them for many reasons such as wanting to fit in, lose…

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  • Dangers Of Herbal Supplements

    weight, or stay healthy. There are more than 55,000 supplements available in the United States. “According to American Cancer Society, more than half of our American population like dietary supplement simply because they want to stay healthy, lose weight, gain an edge in sports or in the bedroom, and avoid using prescription drugs” (Regulations). Back in the day, Ancient Chinese and Egyptians have done writings about plants to…

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  • Weight Loss Medication Research Paper

    Weight loss medication, also known as diet pills or anti-obesity drugs controls or reduces weight by regulating the absorption of calories. Weight loss medications are available as Over-the-Counter drugs, prescription drugs and herbal supplements. Prescription drugs are FDA regulated. These drugs are issued strictly with a doctor’s prescription, the doctor also closely monitor’s their use. Certain weight loss prescription drugs with Scheduled stimulants are regulated by the Drug Enforcement…

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  • The Effects Of Pharmaceutical Drugs On Pregnant Women

    Pharmaceutical drugs are defined as drugs prescribed by a doctor or bought over-the-counter (OTC) for medicinal purposes. In relation to pregnancies, prescription and OTC drugs can affect pregnant women and their child in positive and negative ways. These pharmaceutical drugs have helped women maintain health conditions and aid in overcoming the discomforts a pregnancy brings, yet have the potential to cause harm to the fetus. Studies have been rather limited in both their research and results,…

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