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Marijuana is a lot more than just THC – a pharmacologist...

James David Adams, University of Southern California Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states as of November 2018. Yet the federal government still insists marijuana...

Why does it feel good to see someone fail?

Shensheng Wang, Emory University In the Pixar animated film “Inside Out,” most of the plot plays out inside protagonist Riley’s head, where five emotions –...

A way around opioids: Target the type of pain for better...

David A. Edwards, Vanderbilt University In the old days, pain was pain, and there was not a lot of differentiating on the best way to...

When treating sports injuries, does the West do it best?

Nate Newman, Drake University Every two years, billions of people watch athletes at the Olympics compete to be crowned world champion. What the viewer doesn’t...

An ethical dilemma for doctors: When is it OK to prescribe...

Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis is getting worse. The role of prescription opioids has both the medical establishment and the government...

Gut check: Researchers develop measures to capture moral judgments and empathy

C. Daryl Cameron, Pennsylvania State University Imagine picking up the morning newspaper and feeling moral outrage at the latest action taken by the...

The other opioid crisis — people in poor countries can’t get...

Luke Messac, University of Pennsylvania There are two opioid crises in the world today. One is the epidemic of abuse and misuse, present in many...

Why is it so tough for some to exorcise…

Why is it so tough for some to exorcise the ghosts of their romantic pasts? Lauren Howe, Stanford University A friend once grumbled that, given the...

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