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2014/11/19 18:51
2014/11/19 18:51
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Heavy Pot Use May Harm the Brain, Study Shows A woman smokes marijuana rolled as a blunt. Photo by CQ Roll Call In the wake of states voting to legalize marijuana across the country – and even in...
2014/11/19 18:51
2014/11/19 18:51
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2014/11/19 16:56
2014/11/19 16:56
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Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study in mice has found that when combined with...
2014/11/19 11:38
2014/11/19 11:38
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A new technique that makes mouse brains transparent has revealed how the brain responds to cocaine addiction and fear. The findings could uncover new brain circuits involved in drug response. "It is...
2014/11/17 13:31
2014/11/17 13:31
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In the preliminary study, the authors reported that blood vessel function in laboratory rats that had been exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke for 30 minutes dropped 70 percent, even when it did not...
2014/11/14 15:19
2014/11/14 15:19
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Walmart's 2014 Black Friday adWalmart's 2014 Black Friday ad We're helping you get ready for the holidays. WFLA.com has obtained a copy of Walmart's 2014 Black Friday ad, ahead of its distribution in...
2014/11/14 15:17
2014/11/14 15:17
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Recent Business Highlights 22nd Century engaged a major contract research organization (“CRO”) with extensive experience in tobacco exposure studies to assist the Company in certain regulatory...
2014/11/14 00:19
2014/11/14 00:19
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Hard Freeze Warning issuedHard Freeze Warning issued There is a Hard Freeze Warning for parishes along I-10 and areas north for early Friday morning.More >> There is a Hard Freeze Warning for...
2014/11/13 18:14
2014/11/13 18:14
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A cannabis sativa plant is seen in this file photo. A recently released study has shown that there is a connection between marijuana usage and the volume of gray matter a person may have. Published...
2014/11/12 19:42
2014/11/12 19:42
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This discovery in rodents -- published today in Nature Communications -- shows that stimulation of glutamate neurons in a specific brain region (the dorsal raphe nucleus) leads to activation of...
2014/11/12 13:19
2014/11/12 13:19
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Synthetic pot sends 18 people to Lafayette hospitals A new wave of synthetic marijuana abuse has sent at least 18 young people to Lafayette hospitals in the last two weeks, a Metro Narcotics captain...
2014/11/10 20:33
2014/11/10 20:33
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Could medical marijuana be an antidote for the nation's scourge of fatal overdoses caused by prescription pain medication? A new study suggests the answer is yes, and it's set off a flurry of medical...
2014/11/10 20:33
2014/11/10 20:33
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Designing medications and immune therapies that blunt a drug addict's high and help him kick his habit is a promising idea. And someday soon it is expected to yield actual medications for addiction....
2014/11/07 17:22
2014/11/07 17:22
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A week or so ago I was eagerly following the announcement of the Nobel Prizes for Chemistry and Medicine. I was anticipating hearing the name “Professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, professor emeritus at...
2014/11/06 08:34
2014/11/06 08:34
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The terms “opioids,” “naloxone” and “rescue breathing” are unknown to many, but the makers behind “Staying Alive On the Outside” are looking to change that. “Staying Alive,” an educational video on...
2014/11/04 09:41
2014/11/04 09:41
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Postpartum women with cocaine addictions may have an easier time achieving lasting abstinence with the help of the naturally occurring hormone progesterone. A study by professors at the School of...
2014/11/02 15:51
2014/11/02 15:51
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Editor’s note: The following letters were submitted by eighth grade students taught by history teacher Jamie Marks. Put on Your Shoes and Go Vote ‘No’ on Ballot Two! I believe that ballot measure...
2014/10/31 22:30
2014/10/31 22:30
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George Santayana once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” The question for Florida voters is whether Floridians want to be condemned to the historic effects that...
2014/10/31 16:31
2014/10/31 16:31
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Ghrelin is a hormone released by the stomach and it stimulates appetite and food intake. Alcohol is commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance that primarily affects brain function, but it is also a...
2014/10/30 18:30
2014/10/30 18:30
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Scientists at UB’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) are taking part in a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Center of Excellence study on the genetics of drug abuse. The study is funded by...
2014/10/30 16:17
2014/10/30 16:17
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Why Scratching Makes You Itch More Newswise — Turns out your mom was right: Scratching an itch only makes it worse. New research from scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St....
2014/11/19 18:51
2014/11/19 18:51
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