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Tuesday 16th July 2019

Heroin Articles


Older adults biggest group battling drug addiction

26th November 2015

Study shows those aged 60 and older are now the largest age group seeking help with painkiller and heroin abuse.

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Cash incentives for drug misusers

9th April 2014

Research suggests small cash incentives boost vaccination uptake for drug misusers to complete recommended courses.

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Heroin and crack use falling

7th March 2013

Research suggests number of people in England using heroin and crack is falling.

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Second anthrax case confirmed

11th September 2012

Another death in Blackpool of heroin user from anthrax infection.

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Fall in heroin users in treatment

6th October 2011

Fall in heroin and crack cocaine users needing treatment in England.

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Warning over rise in 'legal high' drug use

27th June 2011

The UN says gains in the fight against global use of cocaine and heroin is being offset by a rise in the use of new drugs.

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Heroin less harmful than alcohol

1st November 2010

Report suggests alcohol is more harmful than heroin or crack.

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Should heroin be prescribed?

27th April 2010

Nursing leader says prescribing heroin would cut crime rates.

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UK news 23/4/10

24th April 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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Methadone can harm babies' sight

22nd April 2010

Research has found that women who take methadone while pregnant could harm their unborn baby's sight.

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