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August 2, 2013

 

ecstasy tablets

What Does Ecstasy Do To Your Brain?

If you've read or heard the news you've probably heard about a drug called ecstasy, or "e" for short. What is ecstasy and what does it do to your brain?

March 8, 2013

 

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Surprisingly, Scientists Don’t Know Much About Nausea

Everyone has experienced the queasy sensation. Yet scientists actually know very little about what causes nausea.

January 30, 2013

 

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The Science Of The Siesta

Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!

October 26, 2011

 

woman smoking alone

Quitting Smoking Can Cause Depression… Why?

After more than 20 years of smoking, I'm trying to quit. But instead of feeling good, I'm feeling sad, even depressed. What's going on?

November 25, 2010

 

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Myth: Turkey Makes You Sleepy On Thanksgiving

Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!

November 16, 2009

 

A yummy chocolate cake

Food And Mood

Why do some doctors give antidepressants, but not diet pills, to overweight patients?

September 27, 2003

 

Tryptophan

Ever wonder why you become sleepy after a big meal? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Low Cholesterol Leads to Psychological Problems?

While low cholesterol is something we should all shoot for, having too low of a cholesterol level may cause other health related issues away from the heart.

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