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Study: Sun Tanning Is an Addiction in the Brain

By Victoria Kim

Researchers found that mice showed addictive behaviors that resembled opioid abuse. MORE  

Is Pot the "Gateway" to Cigarettes?

By Valerie Tejeda

A new study suggests that marijuana use leads to nicotine addiction (at least in mice). MORE  

Is Marijuana the Next Big Obesity Cure?

By Valerie Tejeda

Pot is found to reduce appetite and boost metabolism in mice, raising hopes for its potential as a treatment. MORE  

Could Exercise Make it Harder to Kick Cocaine?

By Valerie Tejeda

Coke-addicted mice who are physically fit have a tougher time getting clean. MORE  

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