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Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

By Paul Gaita

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes. MORE  

ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

By Paul Gaita

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities. MORE  

WHO Wants Expanded Access to Naloxone to Fight Overdoses

By Paul Gaita

With worldwide overdoses on the rise, the World Health Organization laid out guidelines for countries to expand access to the lifesaving antidote. MORE  

Study Attempts to Link Teen Brain Structures and Alcoholism Risks

By Paul Gaita

Researchers employed brain scans to see which factors in a teens' developing brain could lead to alcohol dependency. MORE  

Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

By Paul Gaita

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey. MORE  

DEA Investigation Surprises Two NFL Teams

By Paul Gaita

The spot checks performed last Sunday were the clearest indication that the Feds are indeed investigating the NFL over alleged drug violations. MORE  

Could an MRI 'See' If You Will Become a Habitual Smoker?

By Paul Gaita

Researchers in Australia will follow nicotine users over the next five years to determine whether or not people are fated to become smokers. MORE  

Gene Regulation May Control Addiction, Depression

By Paul Gaita

Researchers discovered that changing genes in the brain can potentially reduce both cravings and depression. MORE  

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Wants Drug Tests for Welfare, Unemployment Recipients

By Paul Gaita

Scott Walker would like to emulate the failure of his fellow conservative governors. MORE  

Doctors Charging Seniors for Unnecessary Drug Tests, According to Study

By Paul Gaita

The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times showed how doctors are making millions while forcing seniors to take drug tests for cocaine and PCP. MORE  

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Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

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