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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
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
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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