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Opioid use rises despite crisis

Am I the only one not surprised that the opioid crisis has worsened? Despite the widespread distribution of naloxone kits to save lives from fentanyl overdose. 594 kata lagi


Book of da Week: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by De Quincey

Published in 1821 (anonymously, for fear of unpleasant recriminations), this tale of excess and addiction from Thomas De Quincey (1785 – 1859) is quite the startling tale. 556 kata lagi


Amerika's Heroin Problem - warum sich Abhängigkeit nicht mit einer Beschränkung der Produktion verhindern lässt

  • In den USA lässt sich eine wachsende Abhängigkeit von Opioden wie Heroin beobachten
  • Ähnliche Phänomene fanden sich auch im Amerika der 1920er Jahre, zu Zeiten der Prohibition und der Großen Depression
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Review: "Needles and Opium" at the American Conservatory Theatre

Needles and Opium is less of a genuine play than a piece of performance art. Consisting of a series of vignettes about the lives of Robert LePage, the French-Canadian director of the show, French writer/director/visual artist Jean Cocteau, and legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, the work is presented on a giant three dimensional cube that rotates and is suspended above the audience, lit by extremely elaborate projections while the actors either move balletically around the set or are suspended on wires. 290 kata lagi