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Memory Wipes Could Cure Drug Addiction

By Bryan Le

Erasing memories related to drug use could help keep addicts from relapsing. MORE  

New Study Claims Marijuana Damages Brain for Life

By Shawn Dwyer

According to researchers, chronic pot smoking during one’s teen years causes lapses in memory and reasoning. But is that really the case? MORE  

Docs Warn Against Effects of Pot

By Valerie Tejeda

Before lighting up your legal pot, experts warn of potential side effects like memory loss and addiction. MORE  

Drunk Brains Forget Facts But Not Feelings

By May Wilkerson

Alcohol may cause you to forget experiences—but not emotions—according to a new study. MORE  

If You Take Ecstasy, Will You Remember?

By Valerie Tejeda

Regular ecstasy use damages the brain's ability to recall details of images, a study suggests. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 27, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Greece is suffering an HIV crisis, Olympic and horse racing doping policies are compared, and porn star Jenna Jameson pleads not guilty to DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Major international online drug ring busted, US states loosen up liquor laws, and Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to DUI. MORE  

Even Part-Time Smoking Blunts Your Memory

By Valerie Tejeda

"Social" smokers experience the same memory loss as heavy smokers, researchers reveal. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Doctor "Sold Oxy, Vicodin and Xanax" from Starbucks Cafes, Solved: Why Pot Causes Memory Loss, and Vodka-Drinker "Accidentally" Shot Her Married Lover. MORE  

The Biology of Blackouts Revealed

By Dirk Hanson

Alcohol messes with chemical messengers responsible for memory formation. MORE  

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After $7.6 Billion, U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan A Stunning Failure

A new report shows that Afghan farmers produced a record amount of opium last year.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 23, 2014

Drunk clown arrested for firing pellet gun into street, John McEnroe's son bought baking soda instead of cocaine, and man arrested with 'Ebola' heroin.

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Federal Regulation On E-Cigs Could Save Thousands of Lives, Expert Claims

Despite being a multi-billion dollar business, electronic cigarettes have managed to avoid federal oversight.

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Can Parkinson’s Drugs Cause Addictive Behavior?

The class of Parkinson's drugs known as dopamine receptor agonists can potentially make users more susceptible to compulsive behaviors.

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