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Mephedrone shows addictive properties in animal models. Cathinones, like methedrine and other stimulants, are primarily dopamine-active drugs. Though they are now i...
January 18, 2013
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And the numbers are… fuzzy. Public health officials in the UK have been wringing their hands for some time now over perceived rates of binge drinking among the popu...
January 13, 2013
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Two long-term studies yield grim stats, and women are no exception. We know that smoking kills. But until the results of 50 years’ worth of observations on British...
January 6, 2013
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(Inspired by Twelve Months of Drug Monkey) Drug Monkey writes: The rules for this blog meme are quite simple. -Post the link and first sentence from the first blog...
January 2, 2013
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Top Posts at Addiction Inbox. By the look of it, readers had marijuana on their minds in 2012. Of the posts at Addiction Inbox with the highest number of page views,...
December 27, 2012
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Thoughts on addiction and the holidays. Addiction During the Holidays: Recovered or Not, It’s Important to be Prepared  [Adi Jaffe, Psychology Today] “The holi...
December 18, 2012
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Only 2 cents of each tobacco settlement dollar goes to smoking prevention plans. If there’s one thing we know about smoking, it’s that for every smoker who quits, w...
December 14, 2012
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Meth is a risk factor for hemorrhagic stroke. When a stroke happens to anyone under the age of 55, a major suspect is drugs, specifically the stimulants—methampheta...
December 11, 2012
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Booze as food. Everywhere we turn, the news is packed with stories about the nation’s obesity epidemic. But one little-discussed fact about our daily calorie count...
November 25, 2012
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Nation’s addiction research institutes to remain separate but unequal. Two years ago, the National Institutes of Health’s Scientific Management Review Board (SMRB)...
November 16, 2012
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