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Prenatal Exposure to Cannabis Affects the Developing Brain

Children born to moms who smoked or ingested marijuana during pregnancy suffer higher rates of depression, hyperactivity, and inattention. We live in a medicated era. Recent data indicate that more than half of Americans are currently taking prescription drugs. Among … Continue reading

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Low Hippocampal Blood Flow and Higher Alzheimer’s Vulnerability in Marijuana Users

A new study reports marijuana users have lower blood flow to the hippocampus, an area of the brain associated with memory and learning. Hippocampus, the brain’s key memory, and learning center, has the lowest blood flow in marijuana users suggesting … Continue reading

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