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06-23 | By Rachael
A flutter in the heart is often associated with love. Another condition that causes a feeling of lightness in the heart and is responsible for palpitations is atrial fibrillation (AF). As this condition arises after a bout of heavy drinking during holidays, it is nicknamed as the holiday heart syndrome (HHS). In the United States, […]Continue Reading
The birth of a child is a cause of joy, but in certain labor rooms in the U.S., the high-pitched inconsolable screams of newborns drown every other emotion. Babies born to mothers who had abused opioids during their pregnancy experience withdrawal pangs. Known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), this condition is becoming increasingly common in […]Continue Reading
06-07 | By Rachael
China White is a potent designer opioid and as the name suggests, was originally produced in China. Being similar to the synthetic painkiller fentanyl, which is a prescription painkiller that is 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the United States has classified China White as illegal. Like […]Continue Reading