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Study links on teen cannabis use and impaired memory

Marijuana continues to be the most popular illicit drug nationwide with adolescents and young adults still being the most common users. Yet a new study from Northwestern University had determined that teenagers who use marijuana could have long-term memory difficulties as adults later in life. The research states that the specific brain area affected is …

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How teens’ misconceptions of their peers influence risky behavior

Middle schools and high schools are minefields full of cliques and labels. Whether teens identify with one label or another, chances are they belong to one in the eyes of other students. The jock, the nerd, the burnout, the head cheerleader or any other quintessential stereotype that roams the school hallways. There may be stereotypical …

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