Sex and Drugs: Effects of Addiction on Sexuality

Sex and drugs always seems like a hot topic in the media and in nearly all social circles, but the reality of the situation is that sex and drugs can pose serious, lifelong consequences to those who engage in such behaviors simultaneously. There are always inherent risks associated with drug abuse, and unfortunately there are also serious risks involved with sex. This is true of each behavior independently, and it is a significantly exacerbated truth when the two are combined.

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Healthcare and Drug Testing Issues For Employers

Health care costs for employers are outrageously high, now the state legislatures and congress want to make it mandatory that all employers have health care coverage. This means someone with a pre-existing condition may not be able to get employment because no employer’s health provider will wish to take them, because if they did this would put them at considerable risks.

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The Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a federal agency in the United States Department of Health and Health Services. It is responsible for the regulation of most types of food, drugs, medical devices, veterinary equipment, and cosmetics. Additionally, the FDA regulates sanitation on interstate highways as well as disease control regulations on specific situations, from pets like turtles that carry salmonella to semen and egg donations. In 2008, the agency received a $2.1 billion budget to perform its duties, which is a $105.8 million dollar increase from 2007.

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Alcohol And Drug Rehab Must Be Covered By Pennsylvania Insurance

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled that HMOs and group insurance companies must cover drug and alcohol treatment costs for policy holders referred to detoxification, rehabilitation and outpatient programs by a doctor or psychologist. The unanimous decision will help about 15,000 state residents with private insurance who need help through drug detox and drug rehab each year.

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