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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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The FDA also urged the public to help monitor the market for the availability of opioid W-18, or any suspicious promotional or marketing of the recreational drug.
And leave us otherwise law abiding citizens to make safe and informed choices about the recreational drugs we choose to take.
"Our findings suggest a link between brain birth defects and recreational drug use in expectant mothers," said the lead author of the study, Anna David from the University College London.
To set the stage, Martel examines how, through the print media and the scientific community, recreational drug use became framed as a social problem and a subject of political debate.
Books and TV films (like Gia) about the devastating effects of the drug on people's lives are beginning to have some efficacy--what was seen a decade ago as recreational drug use is now beginning to be viewed as a wide and perilous path to gay self-destruction.
"The bacteria can also be harmful to people with weak immune systems, such as individuals with cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, recreational drug users, those with asthma, diabetes, the elderly, and those receiving chemotherapy." Yeah, there's a reason frequent hand-washing is a job requirement for food handlers.
While recreational drug abuse is an old problem on college campuses, modern students appear to take stimulants obtained illicitly to help them stay awake, study, and lose weight, the researchers report in the Mav Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
A recently published study on recreational drug use during pregnancy and the possible link to fetal gastroschisis highlights an increasingly important area of research: hair testing as a biomarker for pregnancy exposure to recreational drugs or drugs of abuse.
In 10 of the 22 cases of babies with gastroschisis, there was evidence on enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that the mother had taken a recreational drug during the periconceptional period and in the first trimester.
The work ranges across subjects including the intertwined histories of the libertarian movement and the recreational drug economy, the linked ideas of the frontier and the border, and militarism and utopianism--all presented (nominally at least) in the context of Christiania's shifting fortunes.
The 37-year-old tested positive last month after taking ecstasy as a recreational drug.
Readers concerned about drugs and mental disorders have three to choose from: Club Drugs (073771607X, $28.70) which surveys the dangers of recreational drug use; William Dudley's Antidepressants (0737719516, $34.95) which joins others in the 'History of Drugs' series covering who antidepressants were initially slow to catch on but now are everywhere; and Melissa Abramovitz's Bipolar Disorder (1590185897, $28.70), adding to the 'Diseases and Disorders' series in surveying an increasingly common disorder.

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