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How Natural Disasters Fuel Addictions

This week, ABC News shared an interesting article detailing addiction issues triggered by the nation's recent natural disasters. Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irene are the two prime examples they use, illustrating the stress and dependencies that emerge during catastrophic situations.   One particularly scary factoid that the ABC piece highlighted concerned the rise...

Neuroscience And Addiction

It's always interesting when a Ph.D-accredited neuroscientist shares their thoughts on addiction. And this week, Forbes Magazine spoke with Dr. Nicole Gravagna (who holds a doctorate in genetics and neuroscience) about drug and alcohol dependencies and the impact they can have on the human brain.   Dr. Gravagna chose...