From Chocolate to Morphine: Everything You need to Know by Andrew Weil, Winifred Rosen

By Andrew Weil, Winifred Rosen

This crucial, authoritative resource e-book is newly revised and up-to-date and covers a variety of ingredients, from espresso to marijuana, from antihistamines to psychedelics, from steroids to the recent "smart" medications. In a fashion that neither condemns nor condones drug use, the authors describe the most probably results of every drug and speak about precautions and choices, permitting readers to make educated and clever offerings. Illustrations.

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Smokers should be proud of themselves for realizing their own limitations and understanding that they need help. The good news is getting help is easy. Many organizations are out there to help. Teenage smokers can check with teachers, guidance counselors, or school nurses to find out if their school offers a program 52 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SMOKING Nicotine gum is a helpful tool for someone who is trying to quit smoking. The gum releases a small amount of nicotine to satisfy the smoker’s cravings without the tar and smoke that come with smoking a cigarette.

Deciding whether to smoke is your choice. While making that choice, be aware of the perils involved. You have learned about the health risks associated with smoking, as well as how smoking can affect your social life. If you are still curious about smoking, get all the facts before you take that first puff from a cigarette, cigar, or pipe. Smoking is a dead end—literally—so deciding to smoke is not a casual choice. Make this important decision while respecting yourself. You are important and you deserve good health.

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