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Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses

By Brent McCluskey

Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment. MORE  

Research Shows Cannabinoids Slow Tumor Growth in Aggressive Cancer

By Victoria Kim

A new study has revealed that cannabis can be used to augment radiation therapy. MORE  

Brain Damage Caused By Meth Looks a Lot Like Schizophrenia

By John Lavitt

Australian researchers found that meth caused the same structural damage seen in the brains of schizophrenics. MORE  

Researchers Study Vapers' Brains to Learn About Smoking Addiction

By Victoria Kim

Unlike traditional cigarettes, vaping has allowed researchers to study the "behavioral and sensory repertoire" of smoking with every puff. MORE  

Is Secondhand Pot Smoke Harmful?

By Shawn Dwyer

New research indicates that second marijuana smoke can be just as bad as tobacco. 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  

Antibody Therapy Shows Promise in Blunting Addict's High

By Victoria Kim

A new antibody medication could prevent an addict's ability to actually get high. MORE  

First Pap Smears Were Conducted On Drunk Guinea Pigs

By Brent McCluskey

Greek pathologist George Papanicolaou wanted to determine the effects of alcohol on guinea pigs and their offspring. MORE  

Texting While Driving Study Compares Phone Use To Drug Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

While almost everybody knows texting and driving is dangerous, a lot of people still do it anyway. MORE  

Researchers Launch Study of OTC Medicine Addiction

By Paul Gaita

A new study will look into the abuse of over-the-counter medication like codeine and non-prescription painkillers. MORE  

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