Acute versus Chronic Toxicity
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Acute versus Chronic Toxicity

Let’s extend our understanding of dose/response curves and toxicity. Cholesterol is an unavoidable component of every human diet. But, because of the risks commonly associated with a diet that’s too high in cholesterol, we tend to have strong associations between cholesterol and ill health. We tend to think of cholesterol as “bad for you.” On […]

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Opioid crisis: addiction & chronic pain
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Opioid crisis: addiction & chronic pain

So let’s start off by defining what an opioid is. An opioid medication is essentially any medication that works on the morphine receptors in our body. Some people may be alarmed to learn that some of the drugs they’re taking for their pain management actually fall in this category. We generally define opioid drugs as […]

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