For Adolescents, Inhalants Are Drug of Choice
But sniffing common household chemicals can be deadly, experts say
THURSDAY, March 13 (HealthDay News) -- Inhalants
are being used more often than marijuana or prescription painkillers by kids on the brink of being teenagers, a new government report shows.
Inhaling common household ...
Sublingual immunotherapy for inhalant allergies deserves deeper consideration
... Alexandria, VA Sublingual immunotherapy for the treatment of allergy symptoms caused by a wide variety of environmental inhalants
has been effectively used in Europe. It should be employed to further treatment of allergies in the United States, where allergic symptoms are largely...
Fewer Teens Sniffing Glue, Household Products
... But report finds perception of dangers from inhalants
at lowest point since 1991
MONDAY, Mar...a U.S. government report released Monday.
used by youths 12 to 17 years old include refriger...leased at the kickoff for the 17th annual National inhalants
and Poisons Awareness Week.
Partnership for a Drug-Free America(R) Responds to 2008 Monitoring the Future Study Results
The second area of concern is among eighth graders, where there has been a weakening in the perceived risk of using inhalants
-- household products that are sniffed to get high. In 2008, this age group also reported a lower rate of disapproval of this behavior.
10% of U.S. High School Seniors Use Vicodin
...rugs among teens. Of particular note was the drop in the number of high school seniors who see LSD as harmful and the number of eighth graders who see inhalants
This year's survey data was collected from 46,348 students in the eighth, 10th, and 12th grades in 386 public and private schools. The ...
MINRAD International, Inc. Announces 2007 Financial Results
...voflurane $8,378 $10,538 $(2,160) (21)% Other inhalants
4,107 5,712 (1,605) (28)% Total Anesthesia ...voflurane $2,198 $4,261 $(2,063) (48)% Other inhalants
679 1,606 (927) (58)% Total Anesthesia & ...
Study reveals 'huffing' household chemicals connected to teen suicide
The study found the correlation between huffing and suicidality greater in girls than boys. More than 80 percent of girls who abused inhalants
revealed a history of suicide attempts, while less than 60 percent of boys showed the same history. The study also indicated that suicidal thoughts we...
Don't Be 'Tricked' By Your Teen This Month - It's Time To Talk With Teens About Drug and Alcohol Use
... ongoing generosity. (1) Percentage of 8th graders reporting percentage of any of their friends use: cigarettes (52 percent), alcohol (65 percent), inhalants
(29 percent), marijuana (38 percent), Ecstasy (16 percent), cocaine (16 percent), heroin (10 percent) Source: Monitoring the Future 2006 On the We...
Inhalant Abuse Prevention Program to Be Launched in Maryland Schools
...tates will have used
an inhalant by the 8th grade. In Maryland, inhalant use is second to
marijuana for 8th, 10th, and 12th grade, and for 6th graders inhalants
the drug of choice, with use rates over twice the rate of marijuana and
other substances. At a media event in the state capital, the Superintende...
Middle School Marks Most Critical Time to Start Ongoing Conversations About Drug and Alcohol Use With Kids
...ions in children's lives
and the first time they may be exposed to alcohol, inhalants
and drug abuse
in a meaningful way," said Steve Pasierb, president and CEO ...of any of their
friends use: cigarettes (52 percent), alcohol (65 percent), inhalants
percent), marijuana (38 percent), Ecstasy (16 percent), cocaine (16