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Drug injection is a method of introducing a drug into the bloodstream via a hollow hypodermic needle and a syringe, which is pierced through the skin into the ...


Injecting, or "shooting up," drugs can be extremely dangerous and even deadly. ... Injection-Related Health Effects; Dangers of Sharing Needles; Long-Term ...


Jul 17, 2017 ... Beaches, playgrounds, rivers, parks -- discarded needles are showing up everywhere and experts offer safety tips.


Sharing needles to inject drugs risks HIV as it could contain the virus from someone else. Always use a new needle to inject.


AIMS: To determine the frequency with which intravenous drug users (IDUs) experience broken needles during their injecting careers. DESIGN: Cross- sectional ...


Injecting drugs such as heroin, cocaine, amphetamines or other substances greatly ... If you share injecting equipment (needles & syringes, spoons, filters, etc .) ...


Some drug users inject in public places like toilets because they are young, homeless, or are very dependent on drugs and inject immediately after buying them.


We are at the forefront of the harm reduction response to illicit drug use, and are ... for injecting drug users (with coloured plungers to reduce accidental sharing) ...


Drug users who share needles to inject drugs intravenously (heroin, cocaine, crack, meth etc.) are at high risk of contracting and transmitting hepatitis C.