Drugs

Drugs

We Looked Into Whether CBD Would Show Up in a Drug Test

Despite the wellness glow surrounding CBD products, could they make you fail a pre-employment pee test?
Elizabeth Brico
4 days ago
psychedelics

LSD Changes Something About The Way You Perceive Time

We measure time in set amounts— seconds, minutes, and hours. But the way time feels is more slippery. 
Shayla Love
12.3.18
Unites States of Addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.20.18
Drugs

What You Need to Know About Combining Cocaine and Alcohol

While common, the combination of the two drugs can be toxic and highly dangerous.
Julie Stewart
11.5.18
Drugs

Prescription Drugs Made Overseas Are a Risk to Your Health

The manufacture and distribution of medicines is a global industry, tainted by fake and substandard products. Not only might these drugs not work as expected, but some are even contributing to antimicrobial resistance.
Srinath Perur
10.30.18
Drugs

How Long Does Cocaine Show Up in a Drug Test?

The answer could depend on whether they're testing urine or hair.
Nick Keppler
10.22.18
Drugs

The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals

A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
Gwen van der Zwan
9.12.18
Living With It

This Is What It's Like to Live With Agitated Depression

Agitated depression—or “melancholia agitate"—has been described as a mixed state in which some symptoms of depression exist with those of other psychiatric ailments.
Nick Keppler
8.15.18
Eat This

It's True: You Can Absolutely Fail a Drug Test After Eating a Poppy Seed Bagel

A Maryland mom tested positive for opiates while in labor​ and her daughter had to stay in the hospital for five days, and a New York City corrections officer failed a random drug test and lost his job​.
Susan Rinkunas
8.8.18
The High Life

Everything You Should Know About Taking Ketamine

Traditionally used as an anesthetic, ketamine is now being used to treat depression, OCD, and other mental health conditions.
Suzannah Weiss
8.8.18
psychedelics

When I Knew it Was Time to End My Relationship With MDMA

MDMA seems like proof that what comes up must come down.
Suzannah Weiss
8.7.18
psychedelics

Everything You Need to Avoid Before You Take Ayahuasca

The truth behind those pre-Ayahuasca dietary and drug restrictions.
Suzannah Weiss
7.27.18
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