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Faster Food, Smaller Brains?

Skip the fries, for neurons' sake!<p>Need another reason to avoid fast food? Australian scientists recently found that people with a diet largely made up of processed foods and sugary drinks tend to have a smaller hippocampus—a brain region involved in learning, memory, and mood.<p>“Unhealthy diets can …

Study: Brains of boys who compulsively play games are 'wired differently'

A collaborative piece of research between the University of Utah School of Medicine and Chung-Ang University in South Korea suggests that the brains …

Epigenetic Processes Linked to Cerebellar Circuitry Development

<b>From before birth through childhood, connections form between neurons in the brain, ultimately making us who we are. So far, scientists have gained a</b> …

A Year After Brain Surgery, Patient and Surgeon Are Brought Together Under Different Circumstances

A year ago, Aimee Fellows couldn’t imagine being back in this room, awaiting the start of another violin concert featuring her daughter. Sophie, now 10, is dressed in a frilly white blouse and black skirt. Her dressy black shoes — her first pair of heels — are just a tad higher than flats.<p>Last …

The Marijuana Breathalyzer’s Uncertain Future

The test could help reduce the number of intoxicated drivers on the road—or it could turn up too many false positives to be useful.<p>Mike Lynn is cautiously excited. A 49-year-old family man who lives in the Bay Area, Lynn has been an emergency-room doctor at Highland Hospital for most of two …

Man Calls 911 When He Runs Out Of Rolling Papers, Police Say

Police said the suspect thought he was calling a friend.<p>Weed never expect this.<p>A man in Waynesboro, Virginia, was cited by police after they said he called 911 asking for rolling papers.<p>Kyle Dustin Head -- yes, that's his name -- was arrested early Thursday morning after he allegedly called 911 "in …

Another City Just Voted To Decriminalize Weed

Small amounts of marijuana will no longer be subject to misdemeanor charges.<p>Dec 21 (Reuters) - The Pittsburgh City Council on Monday voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, falling in line with a growing number of municipalities that have taken similar actions in recent …

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NFL Backs Out of Major Brain Study