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A study of 150,000 adults taking drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) found no conclusive evidence that the medications...
When a store sells "Chemistry For Dummies" for just $6.46, is it any surprise if it gets some dummy chemists? Police in Oklahoma arrested a woman...
Methamphetamine is widely believed to cause brain damage and cognitive impairment in users. But this claim may be wildly overblown, according to a...
The Americanization of Mental Illness AMERICANS, particularly if they are of a certain leftward-leaning, college-educated type, worry about our...
Some widely prescribed drugs for depression provide relief in extreme cases but are no more effective than placebo pills for most patients,...
Drug use throughout our history has developed from a intensely sacred and religious practice, to a intensely secular and recreational one. The...
Drugs and Social Progress Since the Greeks - The Decline and Fall of Western Civilization, 101 Last year, a disenchanted classics major named...
Merck was in trouble. In 2002, the pharmaceutical giant was falling behind its rivals in sales. Even worse, patents on five blockbuster drugs were...
Society must respond to the growing demand for cognitive enhancement. That response must start by rejecting the idea that 'enhancement' is a dirty...
Dr. Albert A. Kurland, a distinguished research psychiatrist, a former director of the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center at Spring Grove State...
MEXICO CITY — At their best, museums are glorious cultural repositories, reflecting the highest flowering of human creativity, ingenuity and art....
Researchers say they have located the world's oldest stash of marijuana, in a tomb in a remote part of China. The cache of cannabis is about...
It seems that there is a growing trend in Latin America to openly challenge Washington’s war on drugs. Yesterday, Manuel Zelaya, president of...
Welcome to North America's only officially sanctioned "supervised injection site." On a chilly, overcast morning in downtown Vancouver, British...
New study shows higher taxes reduced alcohol-related disease mortality WASHINGTON, DC, November 13, 2008 – Raising taxes on beer, wine and liquor...
When mind-altering substances like psychedelics produce unpleasant experiences - "bad trips" or worse - the real cause is often not so much the...
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