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May 22, 2016

Is Binge Eating a Psychiatric Disorder? (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

“Generally, the landscape has changed from a climate of wondering whether this unusual pattern of eating was a valid mental disorder to a discussion of how to best understand the causes of and develop treatments for this common and impairing condition.” – Dr. James Hudson

May 18, 2016

Is it Time for the NFL to Reconsider Marijuana? (MSN)

“Some people say that marijuana is one of the greatest drugs ever and that it’s harmless, and that’s not true. But other people seem to perpetuate the belief that if you use marijuana, you’re doomed. That’s not the truth, either.” – Dr. Kevin Hill

Apr 29, 2016

Should the FDA Reclassify Marijuana? (Washington Post)

“Moving marijuana to Schedule II ‘to promote research’ is conceivably unethical, as marijuana would then be designated a safe and effective medicine in the absence of high-quality evidence.” – Dr. Bertha Madras

Apr 27, 2016

Keep Learning to Stay Sharp (Harvard Health Blog)

“New brain cell growth can happen even late into adulthood. The process of learning and acquiring new information and experiences, like through structured classes, can stimulate that process.” – Dr. Ipsit Vahia

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