Alzheimer’s Drug May Help Smokers Successfully Kick Their Habit : LIFE : Tech Times

Several drug treatments are already available in the market today to help smokers quit and another class of medications has the potential to join the list, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania. via Pocket
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Cocaine Makes Your Brain Cells Eat Themselves : SCIENCE : Tech Times

Over 5,000 Americans will die from cocaine overdoses this year, according to the NIH — a 42 percent increase since 2001. Addiction to the drug has plagued many of our brightest minds, from John Belushi to Thomas Edison. However, its effects on the brain are still not completely understood. via Pocket
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Smoking Marijuana Gateway To Alcohol Addiction, Abuse Of Other Drugs : LIFE : Tech Times

A pair of new studies has revealed that marijuana use could lead to abuse of other drugs and alcohol. Experts said that these risks need to be considered not only by doctors and patients but by policy makers as well particularly in states where marijuana is legalized for recreational or medical use. via Pocket
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NY To Extend Price Cut For Heroin Overdose Antidote Naloxone : LIFE : Tech Times

With rates of heroin overdose in New York continuing to rise, the implementation of a price cut for Naloxone is seen as a way to help save many lives. In this light, New York’s Attorney General Eric T. via Pocket
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Attorneys General Support CDC’s Proposed Opioid Prescription Guidelines : LIFE : Tech Times

U.S. Attorneys General have announced their support for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guideline aimed at helping healthcare providers treat chronic pain while reducing risks of addiction to prescription medication. via Pocket
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Sen. Chuck Schumer Wants Phone Carriers To Block Unwanted Robocalls : BIZ TECH : Tech Times

Sen. Chuck Schumer D-N.Y., has urged phone carriers to provide robocall blocking technology to their landline and mobile phone customers. via Pocket
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Amber Traps 99-million-Year-Old Reptiles – The World’s Oldest Lizards : SCIENCE : Tech Times

The world’s oldest chameleons have been discovered within amber that dates back to 99 million years before our own time. Research on the ancient specimens could answer important questions in biology, investigators theorize. via Pocket
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