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September 24, 2006

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'Meth Mouth' Can Leave Users Toothless
Science Daily Fri, 22 Sep 2006 5:49 AM PDT
Methamphetamine is a powerfully addictive drug that can seriously damage oral health, destroying a person's smile and natural ability to chew, according to the American Dental Association.

Acne Treatment Linked To Depression, Research In Mice Suggests
Science Daily
A drug commonly used to treat severe acne can lead to depressive behaviour in mice, according to research published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.

Mental illnesses hit blacks harder
Akron Beacon Journal
Health care isn't just about heart disease and cancer and diabetes -- the ``physical'' ailments. One in five Americans has some type of mental disorder -- defined as a change in mood, thought or behavior, causing distress and/or problems in day-to-day functioning.

Decision-making impairment appears greater in alcoholics with coexisting personality disorders
People make decisions all the time: they form preferences, take action, and evaluate outcomes, whether rewarding or aversive. Impaired decision making is regarded as one of the neurobehavioral hallmarks of addiction.

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