1: Heroin can be injected, inhaled by snorting or sniffing, or smoked. All three routes of administration deliver the drug to the brain very rapidly, which contributes to its health risks and to its high risk for addiction, which is a chronic relapsing disease caused by changes in the brain and characterized by uncontrollable drug-seeking no matter the consequences.
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The game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs in Ottawa that was postponed Wednesday because of shootings in downtown Ottawa was rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9, in Ottawa, the NHL announced Thursday.
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The new trailer for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is, in a word, "Hulktastic."
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