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Opioids like ‘Lean’ Permeate Hip-Hop Culture, but Dangers Are Downplayed

Nykerrius Williams knows about the close relationship between hip-hop and opioid use. Williams, 27, an independent rapper from Gibsland, Louisiana, who goes by the name Young Nyke, took oxycodone pills for the first time when he was 16 and has continued patterns of misuse of those pills, as well as Lortabs, Xanax and codeine cough… Read More »

’I feel like I had my pandemic in 2017’- Daniella Moyles on surviving burnout

The weather hasn’t been great all week, says Daniella Moyles, and, luckily, she doesn’t expect any sympathy.   It’s been nice in Ireland, hasn’t it?” she asks. “Sunny?” Sun and hailstones, I tell her, and she offers a sympathetic grimace. The sky is blue through the window behind her on Zoom, and when Daniella pivots the… Read More »

Maternal Exposure to Chemicals Might Lead to Autistic Like Behaviour in Children

Washington, April 3: The findings of a recent study suggests correlations between gestational exposure to selected environmental toxicants, including metals, pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), phthalates, and bisphenol-A (BPA) to increased expressions of autistic-like behaviours in pre-school aged children. The study led by Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health Sciences researchers was published today in the… Read More »