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Could Brain Stimulation Replace Opiates?

By Sarah Beller

Electrically stimulating the brain may provide drug-free pain management, research suggests. MORE  

An Ex-Addict Aims for Motherhood

By Maia Szalavitz

Years after kicking heroin, a Time reporter finds herself injecting again—this time, in an attempt to get pregnant. Her IV-to-IVF twist of fate triggers a rush of reflections on the meaning of addiction, parenthood, and recovery.  MORE  

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