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Is There a Biological Cause for Eating Disorders?

By Paul Gaita

A new study found that a protein made by intestinal bacteria could be the root cause of eating disorders. MORE  

Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

By Shawn Dwyer

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit. MORE  

Is Caffeine Addiction In Your DNA?

By Paul Gaita

New research has found a direct link between caffeine and genetics. MORE  

How Smoking Pot May Alleviate PTSD Symptoms

By Owen Poindexter

New research adds further urgency to the movement for government-sanctioned medical cannabis. MORE  

Study Describes E-Cigarettes as Gateway To Illegal Drugs

By John Lavitt

A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine. MORE  

Can Benzos Lead to Alzheimer's?

By Paul Gaita

A new study published in the British Medical Journal has drawn the link, though not without controversy. MORE  

Family-Based Therapies Can Help Teens With Eating Disorders

By Shawn Dwyer

A new study showed that teens suffering from anorexia nervosa fare better when families are part of their treatment. MORE  

Study Says Pot Smokers Use To Cope With Negative Emotions

By McCarton Ackerman

Researchers found that using marijuana to cope with traumatic events could lead to increased dependence. MORE  

Do Women Have More Tolerance for Weed Than Men?

By Shawn Dwyer

A new research study has shown for the first time that women might need to smoke more pot to get the same high as men. MORE  

Neural Plasticity Highlighted By Brain’s Response to Addiction

By John Lavitt

A new research study concluded that the malleability of the brain through addictive stimuli should prompt a wide range of treatments. MORE  

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