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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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New Film Explores Gaming Addiction Behind Tragic Infant Death

The documentary 'Love Child' explores the tragic and unnecessary death of child neglect in South Korea brought on by gaming addiction.

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Brooklyn Principal Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison

Sadie Silver, a respected 20-year veteran, shocked the community where she was born and raised.

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Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts

The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty.

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Actor James Garner Once Said ‘Marijuana Should Be Legal’

The 'Maverick' actor was a 50-year pot smoker who had an aversion to alcohol.

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Morning Roundup: July 23, 2014

Lars Ulrich credits Noel Gallagher for quitting cocaine, Shia LaBeouf says Brad Pitt helped him get sober, and daughter of Real Housewives star arrested for DUI.

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A Man—With an Eating Disorder

When I tell people I have an eating disorder, I get surprise, sympathy, empathy and laughing-shock: "Men can have eating disorders?”

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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