Posts Tagged ‘death’

Win a copy of The Death Proclamation of Generation X by Max Furek!

May 5, 2010
The Death Proclamation of Generation X: A Self-Fulfilling Prophesy of Goth, Grunge and Heroin by Max Furek

Win this Book!

To launch the new SWALLOW Blog facebook page, I’m announcing our first Book Giveaway (More to come!).

To win this one, “The Death Proclamation of Generation X: A Self-Fulfilling Prophesy of Goth, Grunge and Heroin” by Max Furek, just join the SWALLOW Blog facebook page by 5/15.

All you have to do to be eligible is click on the facebook badge in the right-hand column of this site, or follow this link to facebook, and join/follow my page on facebook… by May 15th, 2010.

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Demerol Did It??? Developing…

June 27, 2009


The Sun: Michael Jackson’s deadly cocktail of drugs

American Chronicle: Pop King’s Medic Faces Questions Over Drug Jab Claims

SWALLOW Blog Prediction: Michael Jackson’s Death involved painkillers

June 25, 2009

Painkiller Epidemic Update: Thousands of Young Kids Accidentally Ingest Prescription Painkillers

September 8, 2008
Mr. Yuk means no!

Mr. Yuk means no!

According to the Web site kidshealth.org, a recent study has found that adult prescription painkillers are responsible for poisoning thousands of children each year.

The study found that:

  • The average age of the kids taking the meds meant for adults was 2.
  • Nearly all of the medications were prescribed for an adult in the household.
  • Most (92%) of the medications were ingested by children at home.
  • According to the article, which quoted a recent study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center-Denver Health, “researchers found that more than 9,000 kids ingested a prescription painkillermostly hydrocodone (Vicodin) and oxycodone (OxyContin), and with horrible results: eight deaths (every one a child under the age of 3), 43 life-threatening or debilitating illnesses, and 214 moderate but not deadly effects.”

    Click here to read the article in its entirety.

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    An addict’s video diary

    May 31, 2008

    Hauntingly-sad MSN Video, highlighting the final, desperate days of a young drug addict. May be unsuitable for younger viewers.


    An addict's video diary

    [MSN Video – http://video.msn.com]