Prescription pills are East Tennessee's 'new crack'
Roxies rule.A tiny blue pill, no bigger than a baby aspirin, overshadows nearly every other illegal drug on the market in East Tennessee ... round-the-clock doses of painkillers like Oxy. The pills come in 15 mg and 30 mg strength with no gelcap and ...
The virtuosity of Matt Brown and the exaptation of Robbie Lawler
This is what it does. The drug ... look at Matt Brown, the first impression is of a throwback. Not necessarily of a fighter, but more of some lost archetype of the American worker. Physically, he doesn't have the bulging vascularity of a thoroughbred like ...
For Depression, Prescribing Exercise Before Medication
Though we don’t know exactly how any antidepressant works, we think exercise combats depression by enhancing endorphins: natural chemicals that act like morphine ... by the drug ads they see on TV— charming little spots that make it look like a gloomy ...
Tedium Is Torture: What It's Like to Have Severe ADHD
Look at the price ... going to sell my pills to some overachieving high schooler who’s scared of the S.A.T. And I do need the medicine. It’s what I hate most of all. Without my pills I am an amputee without his prosthetic. Tedium becomes torture.
Hyperbole Hurts: The Surprising Truth About Methamphetamine
A physician quoted by The New York Times described it as “the most malignant, addictive drug known to mankind.” A police captain told the Times it “makes crack look like child’s ... say, “less than 15 percent” do. Even heavy methamphetamine ...