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So-Called Moderate Drinking Study Actually Studies Severely Heavy Drinking

A recent article in Neuroscience titled “Moderate drinking? Alcohol consumption significantly decreases neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus” purports to study moderate drinking and prove that even moderate drinking may have a severely negative impact on the formation of brain cells. … Continue reading

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The Social Cost Of Television Viewing – a tongue in cheek view

Doom sayers are oft warning us of the social costs of drug or alcohol use–but what about the horror of television addiction?? The average American spends over 4 hours a day watching TV (Nielsen Media Research http://www.nielsenmedia.com/nc/portal/site/Public/menuitem.55dc65b4a7d5adff3f65936147a062a0/?vgnextoid=4156527aacccd010VgnVCM100000ac0a260aRCRD ). This is … Continue reading

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