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2014/09/23 03:22
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PROVIDENCE — A panel of medical experts gathered at Butler Hospital on Monday and condemned the acceptance of marijuana as a harmless drug, saying that cannabis is especially harmful to adolescents...
2014/09/23 03:22
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2014/09/23 02:17
2014/09/23 02:17
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Another great example of the importance of portion sizes comes from research showing that when study participants’ soup bowls were continuously filled - and thus, they were never given the cue to stop...
2014/09/22 11:40
2014/09/22 11:40
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There is a battle going on in DuPage County -- a battle against drug abuse. Since the heroin-related deaths of seven young people in 2011, the mobilization of community and private efforts to combat...
2014/09/21 11:48
2014/09/21 11:48
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The therapeutic properties of the synthetic compound MDMA, which would soon become known on the street as Ecstasy, were discovered by Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, a leading researcher for Dow Chemical...
2014/09/21 07:48
2014/09/21 07:48
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That was one of the questions at the heart of a congressional hearing this summer seeking to understand more comprehensively the scientific evidence related to marijuana. And it was how Dr. Nora...
2014/09/18 21:47
2014/09/18 21:47
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WASHINGTON -- Business groups in Ohio want some local school systems to drug-test students who enter vocational training programs. While it's not unheard of for a school district to make its students...
2014/09/18 16:17
2014/09/18 16:17
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Some long-term effects are carry-over short-term effects. Since fat attracts THC and cellular walls in your body are composed of fat, THC gets sucked up by cells everywhere. THC then gets re-released...
2014/09/17 09:17
2014/09/17 09:17
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Addiction Delusions: No prominent figure in the addiction field acknowledges the obvious truth that alcoholism and addiction are usually self-remedying (not counting Harold Mulford, to whom my views...
2014/09/17 04:18
2014/09/17 04:18
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CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking charges including selling fentanyl to a woman who fatally overdosed last year. Twenty-nine-year-old Siarres Noble...
2014/09/16 20:17
2014/09/16 20:17
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This finding suggests that marijuana may have a synergistic effect, enabling pain patients to get good pain relief with lower doses of opioids. It’s too small a study to constitute proof, to be sure,...
2014/09/16 14:08
2014/09/16 14:08
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One thing leads to another, especially in research. When Stony Brook University School of Medicine scientists developed a new method to measure how cocaine disrupts blood flow in the brains of mice,...
2014/09/16 12:08
2014/09/16 12:08
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Aggressive children are less likely to become violent criminals or psychiatrically troubled adults if they receive early intervention, says a new study based on more than two decades of...
2014/09/15 22:33
2014/09/15 22:33
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Horticulturalists say you need three things to grow good plants: the right soil, the right water and the right sunlight. The first two can be controlled and enhanced. Now what if someone built a...
2014/09/12 18:45
2014/09/12 18:45
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NEW YORK -- On a late-summer evening in Venice Beach, California, a dozen strangers gathered for dinner. They sat outside on their host's patio, enjoyed a home-cooked meal of fish, brown rice, roasted...
2014/09/11 16:17
2014/09/11 16:17
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Puerto Ricans Who Inject Drugs, both in the Northeast U.S. and in Puerto Rico, Among Latinos at Highest Risk of Contracting HIV Study calls for the development of a coordinated, multi-region effort...
2014/09/10 18:03
2014/09/10 18:03
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By John P. Reilly M.D. Recent events in our state capital have culminated in Gov. Andrew Cuomo signing the Compassionate Care Act, allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. As a result of...
2014/09/10 17:02
2014/09/10 17:02
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WASHINGTON — Teens who use marijuana daily before age 17 are more than 60% less likely to get their high school diploma than those who’ve never used pot, according to a new study published Tuesday in...
2014/09/08 23:19
2014/09/08 23:19
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Daily marijuana use among college students is the highest it's been in more than three decades, and 51 percent of all full-time college students have admitted to smoking pot at some point in their...
2014/09/08 11:27
2014/09/08 11:27
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... PatientThe use of patient simulation tools to train physicians and help veteran physicians brush up on their skills is an approach that’s been gaining popularity, with companies such as...
2014/09/07 23:48
2014/09/07 23:48
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When talking to teens about drug use and abuse, it is important to include steroids in the discussion. While anabolic steroids can be legally prescribed to treat conditions resulting from steroid...
2014/09/23 03:22
2014/09/23 03:22
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