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Synthetic drugs send thousands to ER

(AP) -- Until he tried a marijuana look-alike product called "K2," David Rozga's most dubious decision was getting a Green Bay Packers tattoo on his shoulder.

Apr 07, 2011
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Officials: 'Bath salts' are growing drug problem

(AP) -- When Neil Brown got high on dangerous chemicals sold as bath salts, he took his skinning knife and slit his face and stomach repeatedly. Brown survived, but authorities say others haven't been so ...

Jan 23, 2011
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Schizophrenia and psychotic syndromes

Schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders are a chronic and often disabling condition. Despite modern treatment techniques they still present an enormous burden to the patients and their relatives and take a serious toll ...

Aug 29, 2010
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The Mystery Of Cursed Bread & A CIA Agent's Death

(PhysOrg.com) -- For 60 years, the French village of Pont-Saint-Esprit has been famous for the events of a few days in August, 1951, when dozens of villagers were struck with unexplainable and horrifying hal ...

Mar 19, 2010 report
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SLU toxicologist warning to parents: Look for signs of K2

In the last month, Anthony Scalzo, M.D., professor of toxicology at Saint Louis University, has seen nearly 30 cases involving teenagers who were experiencing hallucinations, severe agitation, elevated heart rate and blood ...

Mar 03, 2010
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Hunting for the Prozac gene

Prozac works wonders for some depressed people, but not for others. In some cases, patients derive little benefit and at worst, it can lead to bizarre hallucinations and fits of rage. Researchers and doctors remain puzzled ...

Oct 27, 2009
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