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Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

By Victoria Kim

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight. MORE  

Moderate Drinking Can Sharpen Sense Of Smell

By John Lavitt

Israeli researchers have found that a few drinks improved an individual's ability to smell, though too many had the adverse effect. MORE  

Study Links Medical Marijuana With Reduced Overdose Deaths

By McCarton Ackerman

Anti-pot advocates are angry that medical marijuana is being presented as a healthier alternative to pills. MORE  

Survey Reveals Porn Is Part of Everyday Lives for Teenagers

By Desiree Bowie

New research shows that a majority of teens are being exposed to online pornography every day. MORE  

Women Can Be As Addicted to Porn As Men

By Shawn Dwyer

A study conducted by German researchers found that women show the same symptoms of porn addiction as men. MORE  

Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

By Paul Gaita

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber cops plea in DUI case, drunk dad locks children out of house, and NHL player Ryan Malone 'baffled' over cocaine possession. MORE  

Italian Research Team Develops New Method For Testing Meth

By John Lavitt

Researchers developed a sensor that can detect the methamphetamine molecule common to almost all formulations of the drug. MORE  

Study Reveals Failure Rate in Addiction Treatment for Gays

By Paul Gaita

While more traditional programs try to sweep an addict's orientation under the rug, more effective treatment targeted toward gay patients is available. MORE  

Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

By Victoria Kim

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse. MORE  

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