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March 7, 2006

Coke and Heroin Are Bad for You

March 7, 2006—A study in the American Journal of Epidemiology confirms that HIV positive people who use cocaine or heroin regularly are more likely to get sick or die. After three years, the study reported, only 68 percent of “persistent” drug users survived, compared to 87 percent of subjects who didn’t use drugs at all.


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