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Teacher on Leave for Tackling Alleged Drug Dealer Finds Support

By McCarton Ackerman

Mark Black was captured on cell phone video tackling an unnamed teenager after a confrontation over an alleged drug deal. MORE  

Drinking Dads Could Cause Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By Bryan Le

Everyone knows pregnant moms should stay away from booze, but does that also apply to dads? MORE  

Have a Hangover? Maybe It's Just Allergies

By Bryan Le

Drink all the water and eat all the fatty food you want, those won't cure an allergic reaction to an ingredient in your drink. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 29, 2013

By Bryan Le

One in six unemployed are substance abusers, student ODs celebrating getting job helping drug abusers, giant tropical fish survive being used in cocaine smuggling operation. MORE  

Coffee's Energy Boost Is a Sign That You're Addicted

By McCarton Ackerman

Caffeine's "pick-me-up" could just be the body fighting withdrawal, according to a new study. MORE  

Why Do Certain People Get Hooked on Painkillers?

By Valerie Tejeda

A missing enzyme in the brain could put some people at higher risk for opioid addiction. MORE  

New Robot Fish Help Scientists Study Alcohol's Effects

By Bryan Le

Could robo-fish be the new lab rats when it comes to substance and addiction research? MORE  

Could Marijuana Treat Schizophrenia?

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers find cannabidiol is as effective as standard antipsychotic drugs—with fewer side effects. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 23, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Scientists discover cocaine-blocking moleculefood addiction could be at the root of global obesity epidemic, and rapper Lil' Scrappy goes to rehab for marijuana addiction.  MORE  

Does Smoking Make You Dumber?

By Valerie Tejeda

Long-term smokers performed "significantly worse" on cognitive tests, in a new study. MORE  

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