TITLE

Facts for Real Life

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Scholastic Scope;3/7/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 14, special section p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on drugs and its effects on the human body. It's true that those who are addicted are at much higher risk. That's because they use drugs compulsively and repeatedly without regard for negative consequences. Even so, sharing equipment for injection-drug abuse even once can cause infection, and so can a single episode of unprotected sex with an infected person.
ACCESSION #
16216485

 

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