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Another study adds to the growing but controversial pile of evidence that heavy marijuana use over the years can lead to changes in the brain. The research, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that an area in the front of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) is smaller in people
In light of the rapidly shifting landscape regarding the legalizationof marijuana for medical and recreational purposes, patients may be more likely to ask physicians about its potential adverse and beneficial effects on health. The popular notion seems to be that marijuana is a harmless pleasure, access to which should not be regulated or considered illegal.
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With the aim of curbing substance abuse among the youth, which often leads to teenage pregnancy and school drop outs, second-year students from UKZN’s School of Nursing held an intervention targeted at the youth in Austerville, south of Durban. The intervention was held at the local Fairvale High School Hall. The group of 14 students
Jullo Specialist Addiction Treatment Centre in Merebank, invite you to a NCD Open Day to be held on the 18th September 2014. The day will include informative talks, tours of our facility, massages and refreshments. Questions will be answered and public as well as professionals are welcome.