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Leukoencephalopathy
Learn about this disease that only affects heroin smokers, and learn how to avoid it.
Abscesses
More On Abscesses
Blood Abscesses
Abscesses can be minor annoyances or death producing diseases. Learn how to avoid them and how to treat them when they occur.
Cotton Fever
The low down on cotton fever--the injection disease that almost no one understands.
Diseases
Diseases of particular concern to heroin users.
Sudden Death Part 1
Sudden Death Part 2
Sudden Death Part 3
Sudden Death Part 4
Sudden Death Part 5
Sudden Death Part 6
Sudden Death Part 7
Information on avoiding sudden death due to heroin and what to do in the event.
Hepatitis C
UPMC Hepatitis Overview
UPMC Hepatitis Letter

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is an excellent source of medical information. Here is an overview of Hepatitis C. Unfortunately, they make a couple of incorrect and confusing statements in this article. I wrote to them and corrected the problems. The letter is published here, because they probably won't fix the problems.

by Dr. H © 2002
Last Modified: 10 January 2004


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