During April 2018, Houston police arrested 36 drivers on felony alcohol charges. Although most of these felony cases were the result of a third driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge, 14 people were arrested on a charge of DWI with a child passenger and two were arrested on a charge of intoxicated manslaughter.1
You may have heard of Etizolam being used in other countries, but what about Etizolam legality in the United States? Etizolam—also known as Depas, Etilaam, Etizest, Pasaden, Etizola and Sedekopan—is a new drug that is causing quite a commotion.
Drunk driving is a problem throughout America. However, some states have more drunk drivers than others; in addition, some states have higher rates of alcohol-related traffic fatalities than others. A broad range of factors helps explain why some states have more than their share of drunk-driving deaths. In addition to total population size, the factors that have an impact on statistics for drunk driving and alcohol-related fatalities include the age, gender and racial/ethnic breakdowns for each state. They also include the percentage of people who drive while intoxicated.
If you’re a Tennessee resident, you may be interested to know the prescription drug abuse statistics for your area. Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in the United States, but every state, county and neighborhood deals with varying degrees of the problem. Here’s what you need to know about prescription drug abuse statistics in Tennessee.
In August 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration declared its intention to classify chemicals contained in kratom, a drug with effects similar to oxycodone and other opiates, as Schedule I substances. After protests broke out in front of the White House and Congress pushed back, the DEA announced its reconsideration of the ban in early October. No further statement has been released.
A string of teen deaths and medical scares in recent years is incriminating etizolam, a dangerous newcomer to the recreational drug scene. The narcotic, which mimics the effects of traditional benzodiazepine sedatives like Valium and Xanax, is growing in popularity among today’s teens and across college campuses, thanks to its easy online availability and a still largely unregulated market for drugs like it. Etizolam is currently a prescription medication in Japan, India and Italy but has recently emerged on the illicit drug market in Europe and the United States.
Teen binge drinking can set someone up for anxiety and alcohol abuse later in life by impacting brain development and gene regulation at a key developmental time, a new study published in April 2015 in the journal Neurobiology of Disease concludes.
A highly respected doctor is demoted after her exhibitionist behavior results in charges of sexual harassment.
Lexie, a pediatric cardiologist, worked for one of the largest teaching hospitals on the East Coast. By the age of 35, she’d made advancements in her field; her expertise in instruction was sought after; her bedside manner made her a hit with patients. Residents stood around Lex on every round, watching admiringly as she soothed family fears or communicated difficult information to the children in her care.