Dr. McCurdy at University of Texas School of Public Health Weighs in with New York Times

Dr. McCurdy’s qualitative research and ethnographic approach uncover the  practice of  ‘flashblood,’ amongst injecting heroin users.  Addicts unable to afford the heroin inject fresh blood that may have traces of heroin in it, putting them at the highest possible risk of contracting AIDS and hepatitis. To learn more about  ‘flashbood’ and McCurdy’s findings, go here  http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/13/health/13blood.html

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