laughing gas

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Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook also began offering laughing gas for labor last August. Marie Mccullough, Philly.com, "Laughing gas makes a comeback for women in labor - like Kate Middleton," 16 May 2018 Federal prosecutors had heard stories that the Bhagwan loved to use nitrous oxide (actually N2O), commonly known as laughing gas. OregonLive.com, "Inside the Rajneeshee secret files," 22 Apr. 2018 Options might include listening to music on headphones, using nitrous oxide (laughing gas), and more, Dr. Tang says. Zahra Barnes, SELF, "Do I Really Need to See the Dentist Twice a Year?," 5 Apr. 2018 The video shows Garner on a phone call with her friend while the laughing gas was still in effect. Katherine Schaffstall, The Hollywood Reporter, "Jennifer Garner Tries to Explain Her Viral Oscars Moment," 16 Mar. 2018 In the clip shot by her assistant, she was moved to tears while telling a friend about her love for Hamilton after being put on laughing gas. Katherine Schaffstall, The Hollywood Reporter, "Jennifer Garner Tries to Explain Her Viral Oscars Moment," 16 Mar. 2018 The star was filmed at the party, during which people were (at least according to the Sun's source) smoking cannabis and inhaling laughing gas. SI.com, "Arsenal Star Alex Iwobi Set for Fine After Attending Late Night Party Hours Before Shock FA Cup Exit," 9 Jan. 2018 For all the supporting players, this remains a heavily British-tinged production -- basically James Bond on steroids and laughing gas. Brian Lowry, CNN, "'Kingsman' looks less stylish, but still fun," 21 Sep. 2017

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laughing gas

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