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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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Facebook vs Face-to-Face: How Technology Threatens Parent-Child Interaction

Lauren Lowry hanen.org “We have to learn to live with [technology] in a healthy way, according to our human values. And our human values are not to put our kids fifth, after texts, e-mail, Twitter, and everything else” I’ve done … Continue reading

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Egg Donation and Exploitation of Young Women Results in Death

PRNewswire Center for Bioethics and Culture draws attention to lack of regulation, exploitation dangers and death from egg donation in fertility industry abroad. News is just breaking in India about Sushma Pandey, a 17-year-old young woman who died in 2010, … Continue reading

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Facebook use leads to depression? No, says Wisconsin study

Tim Morrissey EurekAlert MADISON- A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and … Continue reading

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Tanzania: Whether or Not to Develop Genetically Modified Crops

Orton Kiishweko All Africa A FOUR-DAY meeting organised by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Dar es Salaam is deliberating on and identifying priority areas for a five-year research initiative funded by the US Agency for International Development … Continue reading

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Childhood and Adult Trauma Experiences of Incarcerated Persons and Their Relationship to Adult Behavioral Health Problems and Treatment

Wolff & Shi NCB1 Abstract Rates of childhood and adult trauma are high among incarcerated persons. In addition to criminality, childhood trauma is associated with the risk for emotional disorders (e.g., depression and anxiety) and co-morbid conditions such as alcohol … Continue reading

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OxyContin: Painkillers for Kids

Soren Dreier Zen-Haven The maker of OxyContin is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval to label the controversial painkiller for use by children as young as 6 in a move that could serve to extend the company’s expiring patent on … Continue reading

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New National Study Shows Integrative Medicine Commonly Used to Treat Chronic Health Conditions

PR Newswire MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seventy-five percent of integrative medicine centers included in a new study about integrative practice reported success treating chronic pain. More than half of centers reported successfully using integrative medicine to treat gastrointestinal … Continue reading

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Fluoride: The Hard to Swallow Truth Documentary

This short documentary looks at the initial theories behind the effectiveness of fluoride and where it originated. It goes on to show the lack of science behind the use of Fluoride and reveals Fluoride as a toxic waste substance that … Continue reading

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