Daily Archives: November 17, 2011

Marijuana causes brain changes similar to those in schizophrenia

HealthDay reports, “Marijuana causes disruptions in concentration and memory similar to those that occur in people with schizophrenia, according to a new study” published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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Will new tests promote abortion of an ‘undesired sex’ baby?

Art Caplan, MD, is a physician and bioethicist, who is prochoice, but shares the significant reservations I have about a new blood test that helps a couple know early in a pregnancy whether they have a male or female baby. … Continue reading

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