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Returning to Classrooms, and to Severe Headaches

Returning to Classrooms, and to Severe Headaches By Tara Parker Pope  New York Times August 30, 2010 Doctors say frequent headaches and migraines are among the most common childhood health complaints, yet the problem gets surprisingly little attention from the medical community. Many pediatricians and parents view migraines as an adult condition. And because many […]

Lasting Pleasures, Robbed by Drug Abuse

Lasting Pleasures, Robbed by Drug Abuse By RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN, M.D. New York Times August 30, 2010 Many brain imaging studies, using positron emission tomography, show that cues like viewing drug paraphernalia are enough by themselves to activate memory circuits and unleash drug craving. Where you are and what you are doing when you use […]