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Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

By Paul Gaita

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal. MORE  

Study Shows Rise in Smart Drug Use By European Students

By Paul Gaita

Like their American counterparts, European college kids are using cognitive-enhancing drugs to boost exam performance. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 2, 2013

By Bryan Le

Kids of deployed parents more likely to use booze and drugs, Modafinil is Wall Street's "smart drug", and Avicii curbs drinking after health scare. MORE  

Did Lance Armstrong Dope his Way into Sports History?

By Dirk Hanson

Cycling legend Armstrong still in hot water over performance-enhancing drugs. MORE  

NBC Video: College Students’ Widespread Abuse of Adderall

By Dirk Hanson

“When I’m on Adderall and I’m looking at the textbook I can forget about everything else around me,” one student told the Today Show. MORE  

Do Rx "Smart Pills" Really Make You Smarter?

By Dirk Hanson

Prescription pep pills like Ritalin, Adderall, and Provogil have become a favorite of over-achieving students and stock-brokers. But are cognitive enhancers safe and effective? MORE  

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