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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  

Scientists Discover Gene That Links Alcoholism to Heredity

By Paul Gaita

Researchers may have found a genetic way to decrease the amount of alcohol consumption. MORE  

Study Shows Weed Addiction in Teens Might Actually Be Real

By Brent McCluskey

Participants who frequently smoked weed reported symptoms of withdrawal, including anxiety, irritability, and depression. MORE  

Researchers Reveal New Images of Cocaine's Effect on the Brain

By Victoria Kim

Images of a mouse brain revealed how cocaine affects tiny blood vessels in the brain. MORE  

Study Shows Link Between Alcohol Use And Psychosocial Problems In Teens

By John Lavitt

Aggressive teens are more likely to abuse alcohol than their peers. MORE  

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