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Scientists Erased Cocaine-Cue Memories In Rats And It Prevented Relapse

Andrea D. Steffen
The brain associates specific cues with behaviors. This is called classical conditioning and it was first discovered by Pavlov while observing dogs in the 1890s. An example of classical conditioning in humans is, for instance,
Health

United States Tobacco Usage Is At An All Time Low

Andrea D. Steffen
Tobacco use harms nearly every organ of the body and causes detrimental health consequences. There is a risk of death from lung cancer and other diseases such as heart disease, stroke, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and
Health

Engineered Enzyme Stops Nicotine Addiction Without Withdrawal Symptoms

Andrea D. Steffen
About 60% of people who try a cigarette will end up a daily smoker. After quitting, about 75% of them relapse within the first year. Why? Because nicotine dependence keeps them smoking despite all the harm
Health Innovation

Sole Foods: Helping The Poor With Urban Farming

M Caulfield
A Vancouver social enterprise, Sole Foods, is transforming vacant land into urban farms, with the collective vision of establishing organic urban farm produce stands that will offer patrons the option to pay what they can

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