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This project was funded in part by a grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. Created in 2001, the mission of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation is to expand access to health care in Massachusetts through grantmaking and policy initiatives

The information contained on this site was developed for educational purposes only and serves as a summary of general medical evidence.  It is not intended to replace the advice of your personal healthcare providers.  All drug use carries risks, including injury or death.  If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, please contact your local emergency number (such as 911) immediately. By using this information and this website you agree that The University of Massachusetts shall not be held liable for the use or misuse of this information.  As with all recommendations, individual results may vary.