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Synthetic stimulants called ‘bath salts’ act in the brain like cocaine

Les Lang EurekAlert CHAPEL HILL, NC – The use of the synthetic stimulants collectively known as “bath salts” have gained popularity among recreational drug users over the last five years, largely because they were readily available and unrestricted via the … Continue reading

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Statins linked with lower depression risk in heart patients

Steve Tokar EurekAlert Patients with heart disease who took cholesterol-lowering statins were significantly less likely to develop depression than those who did not, in a study by Mary Whooley, MD, a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and … Continue reading

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Something you’re not telling us? TSA workers to wear monitoring devices to test if scanners have dangerous levels of radiation

Source: Daily Mail Airport security officers are to be monitored for exposure to dangerous levels of radiation from the controversial scanners which are used to screen passengers before flights. The Transport Security Administration’s decision to give radiation-measuring devices to security … Continue reading

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