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The Causes of Addiction

Addiction is currently being defined as “the continuous use of a mood altering substance or behavior despite adverse dependency, consequences or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviors.” In the past, addiction was believed to involve only alcohol or other drugs, however, recently the experts have determined that behaviors can also be addictive…

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Weight loss drug near FDA approval

The Federal Food and Drug Administration is close to allowing the release of a new weight loss drug, after an advisory panel recommended Qnexa be ruled safe for human consumption. During clinical trials, Qnexa was shown to help weight loss by an average of 10 percent. Along with Qnexa’s success in reducing fat in obese patients, there were noticeable side effects…

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