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Study says smoking marijuana may have long-lasting effects on brain development

USA Today reported, “Teenagers respond differently to drugs than adults, and early use may lead to long-lasting effects on brain development, according to new research.” Staci Gruber, of Harvard Medical School, presented the study “at the Society for Neuroscience meeting, … Continue reading

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Generation Rx: Could your teens be abusing prescription drugs?

Because of a rapidly growing trend of abusing prescription drugs, our latest generation of teens is now becoming known as ‘Generation Rx.’ More than 4.5 million teens report taking prescription painkillers or stimulants to get high each year. And, among … Continue reading

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