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Marijuana’s Addictive Risk Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Cheryl and I had at one time enjoyed getting stoned together occasionally, and then we changed. For her it became […]

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Understanding Addiction in 3 1/2 minutes

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Mystery solved: Why teens are nuts

Miley Cyrus’ parents, take note: It’s probably not all your fault. Thanks to emerging adolescent brain research, we are learning […]

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Marijuana May Hurt The Developing Teen Brain

The teenager’s brain has a lot of developing to do: It must transform from the brain of a child into […]

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Study: Even ‘Moderate’ Drinking Impairs Brain Cell Formation

PROBLEM: The difference between moderate and binge drinking seems clear. In the former, you’re having a few drinks after work or […]

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Brain changes associated with casual marijuana use in young adults.

Date: April 15, 2014 Source: Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Summary: The size and shape of two brain regions involved in […]

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Teen Drinking May Cause Irreversible Brain Damage

For teenagers, the effects of a drunken night out may linger long after the hangover wears off. A recent study […]

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