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Characteristics and circumstances of death related to the self‐administration of ketamine
The typical case of self‐administered ketamine‐related death in Australia from 2000–19 was a mid-30s male who had used multiple drugs, with the fatal incident most commonly occurring in a private setting. Accidental drug toxicity was most common but suicide was highly prevalent.
Estimated televised alcohol advertising exposure in the past year and associations with past 30‐day drinking behaviour among American adults: results from a secondary analysis of large‐scale advertising and survey data
There appears to be a small but consistent positive association between alcohol advertising exposure and drinking behaviour among American adults.
Fetal safety of nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy: systematic review and meta‐analysis
Available evidence does not currently provide clear evidence as to whether maternal use of nicotine replacement therapy during pregnancy is harmful to the fetus.
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