- Prevalence of Recent Cocaine Use Among Motor Vehicle Fatalities in New York City. Marzuk, Peter M.; Tardiff, Kenneth; Leon, Andrew C.; Stajic, Marina; Morgan, Edward B.; Mann, John // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/12/90, Vol. 263 Issue 2, p250
Examines the prevalence of recent cocaine use among motor vehicle fatalities in New York City. Postmortem testing for cocaine and alcohol; Cojoint prevalence of recent cocaine and alcohol use.
- Cocaine linked to deaths in New York City. // Addiction Letter;Jul95, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p4
Cites excerpts from the article entitled `Fatal Injuries After Cocaine Use as a Leading Cause of Death in New York City,' by Peter Marzuk, et al, published in the `New England Journal of Medicine.' Relationship between cocaine use and violent death in New York City.
- Fatal Injuries after Cocaine Use as a Leading Cause of Death among Young Adults in New York City. Marzuk, Peter M.; Tardiff, Kenneth; Leon, Andrew C.; Hirsch, Charles S.; Stajic, Marina; Portera, Laura; Hartwell, Nancy; Iqbal, M. Irfan // New England Journal of Medicine;6/29/95, Vol. 332 Issue 26, p1753
Background: Cocaine intoxication can lead to fatal cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events. In addition, the neurobehavioral effects of cocaine may increase the likelihood that a user will receive violent fatal injuries. Since New York City is a center for the importation and distribution of...
- Cocaine killed Abel. Deas, Gerald W. // New York Amsterdam News;08/24/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 34, p14
Comments on the worsening social problems created by cocaine and cocaine addiction in New York City. Origins of cocaine's introduction; Explanation of the high costs and social burden of rehabilitating cocaine addicts.
- High society. Chun, Rene // New York;09/01/97, Vol. 30 Issue 33, p20
Probes the popularity of cocaine use in New York City as of September 1997. Estimated number that use cocaine according to Daytop Village, a drug-rehabilitation program; Increase in the number of cocaine-related emergencies; Those that use cocaine, such as professionals; Price for cocaine;...
- Revisiting the Role of the Urban Environment in Substance Use: The Case of Analgesic Overdose Fatalities. Cerdá, Magdalena; Ransome, Yusuf; Keyes, Katherine M.; Koenen, Karestan C.; Tardiff, Kenneth; Vlahov, David; Galea, Sandro // American Journal of Public Health;Dec2013, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p2252
Objectives. We examined whether neighborhood social characteristics (income distribution and family fragmentation) and physical characteristics (clean sidewalks and dilapidated housing) were associated with the risk of fatalities caused by analgesic overdose. Methods. In a case-control study, we...
- The Cardiac Killer. Tulgan, Henry // Cortlandt Forum;09/25/99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p156
Presents a physician's analysis of the cause of a young mother's fatal collapse. Diagnosis of cocaine overdose; Potent central nervous system stimulant; Percentage of drug-related visits to the emergency room caused by cocaine.
- Maria and Mellie Got Lost. Kolker, Robert // New York;9/26/2005, Vol. 38 Issue 33, p28
Looks into the death of two college students, Maria Pesantez and Mellie Carballo, caused by cocaine-heroine overdose in New York City August 2005. Characters of the two college students; Place where the two girls where found unconscious; Relevance of Roberto Martinez, a 41-year-old paroled drug...
- LINDSAY BATTLES NEW SHOCK DRUG CLAIMS. // NW;12/11/2006, Vol. 14 Issue 50, p16
The article focuses on the rumour that singer/actress Lindsay Lohan had a near-fatal drug overdose. Lohan is said to be furious over new rumours about her out-of-control partying and wild drug binges. On November 12, 2006, it was reported that she accidentally overdosed on a cocktail of drugs...
- Heroin Addiction: An Ethical Evaluation of New York City's Heroin Manual. Clark, Peter A. // Internet Journal of Health;Dec2010, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
Public health officials are grappling with a new wave of heroin abuse across the New York Region. "During the first six months of 2009, 25 people in Nassau County died of heroin overdoses-more than from homicide and drunk driving combined; in 2008, 46 people fatally overdosed on heroin, up from...