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2009-01-20 14:11:21

New research may be able to explain why men are more capable of watching what they eat than women.

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2008-12-08 07:25:00

Scientists released a hotly debated commentary Sunday stating that healthy people should have the right to boost their brains with pills, like those prescribed for hyperactive kids or memory-impaired older folks.

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2008-08-21 19:18:38

Findings may help explain how sleep-deprived people stay alert.

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2008-06-11 00:10:00

More than 100 specialists in exercise and neurobiology came together last week for a two-day conference to discuss physical activity’s potential in fighting addiction to drugs and alcohol.

2006-07-25 07:05:00

Convicted of dealing drugs, Cheryl Cline asked for help conquering her long addiction to crack cocaine but was told that even in prison there was a waiting list.

2006-07-24 16:20:04

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - Convicted of dealing drugs, Cheryl Cline asked for help conquering her long addiction to crack cocaine but was told that even in prison there was a waiting list.

2006-03-17 19:12:11

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - When Paul Michaud's father died of cancer, the 16-year-old took OxyContin to ease his emotional pain.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.