Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are a class of drugs known as “tranquilizers.” These prescription drugs induce a calming or a suppressant effect on the brain, therefore, are widely used for the management of sleep disorders, epilepsy, anxiety and panic disorders. Although prescribed for a short-term period, a prolonged use of benzos may lead to..

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Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes were introduced as safer alternative to cigarettes. These battery-operated devices are designed to deliver nicotine in the form of vapor instead of smoke, but with less toxic chemicals that are produced by burning tobacco. Manufactured to resemble traditional cigarettes, cigars, pens, or USB sticks, e-cigarettes deliver nicotine with a flavoring and..

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Detoxification involves removal of toxic substances that might be dangerous to an individual’s health. In the United States, marijuana is one of the most commonly abused drugs with approximately 52.7 percent of individuals in the age group 18 to 25 years abusing the drug over their lifetime, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse..

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