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Breaking: Trend Stories Are Bullsh*t

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While no one would argue that it's healthy for pregnant mothers to expose their unborn babies to cocaine, the disastrous effects predicted in widely reported studies about prenatal cocaine exposure didn't come to pass. And the media's emphasis on this … Read more on Daily Beast


Heroin Overdose Treatable With New Drug From FDA

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1 in 10 Had Mental or Substance Abuse Problems in 2012: StatsCan

1 in 10 had mental or substance abuse problems in 2012: StatsCan

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TORONTO — One in 10 Canadians reported symptoms consistent with several mental health or substance use disorders in the previous 12 months, a new report from Statistics Canada says. And one in three people met the criteria for one or more of the … Read more on CTV News


The Lifetime Effects of Drug Abuse on Unborn Babies

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How Much Can Drugs Harm a Baby During the First Month of Pregnancy?

Question by satankitty: How much can drugs harm a baby during the first month of pregnancy?
I found out I was pregnant 2 days ago. In the past few weeks I have taken 1 (possibly 2) ecxtasy pills, drank beer, smoked ciggarettes on a daily basis, and smoked one joint of marijuana. I’m thinking of keeping the baby, so I’m not going to do those things anymore. I’m just wondering if anyone can tell me the chances of the baby comming out deformed or retarted? Thank you.

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