Brain and Nervous System

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    Hold The (Artificial) Butter!

    Chronic exposure to an artificial butter flavoring ingredient, known as diacetyl, may worsen the harmful effects of a protein in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s…

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    What Is Brain Death?

    Usher’s eleven-year-old stepson, Kyle Glover, was recently declared brain dead after a passing jet skier collided with the boy, striking him in the head and…

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    What Is Drug Addiction?

    ( — What does it mean to be addicted to a drug? How does it happen? Why does it happen? According to the Substance Abuse…