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1 In 7 College Students Abuse 'Smart Drugs' To Improve Concentration, Grades - Medical Daily

1 In 7 College Students Abuse 'Smart Drugs' To Improve Concentration, Grades - Medical Daily | Drug Addiction | Scoop.it
Medical Daily 1 In 7 College Students Abuse 'Smart Drugs' To Improve Concentration, Grades Medical Daily These two stimulants are often prescribed to treat individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), with the purpose of...
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Sons of cocaine-using fathers may resist addiction to drug (USA)

Sons of cocaine-using fathers may resist addiction to drug (USA) | Drug Addiction | Scoop.it
A father's cocaine use may make his sons less sensitive to the drug and thereby more likely to resist addictive behaviors, suggests new findings from an animal study.

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ReGenUC's curator insight, November 13, 2013 6:44 PM

OK, this is unexpected.  It would be interesting to see if this 'protective' factor also reduces risk of problematic use of other drugs.

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7 Drugs That Used To Be Legal | News, Facts & Other Information You Love - UncoverDiscover.com

7 Drugs That Used To Be Legal | News, Facts & Other Information You Love - UncoverDiscover.com | Drug Addiction | Scoop.it
Drug addiction is a huge problem throughout the world and these 7 drugs were actually once legal! --> http://t.co/VEkdQrq9gF
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The US Military’s Prescription Drug Addiction

The US Military’s Prescription Drug Addiction | Drug Addiction | Scoop.it
The military has spent at least $2.7 billion on antidepressants, and $1.6 billion in narcotic painkillers like Oxycontin over the last decade.

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Julian Buchanan's curator insight, October 24, 2013 11:03 PM

Sadly with a lot of projects, developments and expenditure ... might there be a financial interest?

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Police: When prescription pill abuse becomes too expensive, users switch to ... - Washington Post

Police: When prescription pill abuse becomes too expensive, users switch to ... - Washington Post | Drug Addiction | Scoop.it
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Why Doctors Abuse Prescription Drugs | Psych Central News

Why Doctors Abuse Prescription Drugs | Psych Central News | Drug Addiction | Scoop.it
New research suggests self-medication is the primary reason for physician abuse of prescription drugs. Investigators discovered physical or emotional pain,
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