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What kind of cardiac patients do you see regularly in the Emergency Department?

We will often, especially on a Friday or a Saturday night, have someone come into the emergency department who’s 28

Illicit drugs and the heart

So there are some drugs that you don’t buy from the pharmacy that can be very bad for the heart.

What kind of patients do you see?

So we will often, especially on a Friday or a Saturday night, have someone come into the emergency department who’s

Video: Ice addiction – Jack’s story

Video transcript Jack Nagel When I first tried ice at 18, I was in a stereotypical stage of my life,

Moderate alcohol consumption reduces brain function

Alcohol use is common and while the negative effects associated with ‘binge’ drinking are well documented, there is mixed evidence

Benzodiazepines: what are the effects?

The effects of any drug (including benzodiazepines) vary from person to person. How benzodiazepines affect a person depends on many

Pregnancy, alcohol and other drugs

Pregnancy is a time of great change. If you are pregnant, or thinking about having a baby, it is important

Video: Hangovers – is beer before wine better?

If you think a binge drinking session is less toxic if you change the order of your drinks – you’d

Benzodiazepines: what are they?

Benzodiazepines (pronounced ben-zoh-die-az-a-pins) are depressant drugs. This means that they slow down the activity of the central nervous system and

Amphetamines: what are they?

Amphetamines belong to a group of drugs called stimulants. Amphetamines speed up the messages going between the brain and the

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