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DEA Issues Alert on Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues Free

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is warning of a spike in overdose deaths caused by heroin laced with the opioid fentanyl.

Drug Companies Looking to Make Painkillers Without the Euphoria Free

Several drug companies are trying to develop new types of painkillers that don't provide the same high as traditional opioids, potentially making them less likely to be abused, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Longer Duration of Breastfeeding Tied to Higher Adult IQ in Offspring Free

Adult participants who were breastfed for a year or longer as infants had significantly higher scores on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.

Backstory: Does More Time at the Breast Promote Higher Intelligence? Free

Despite this week's report from Lancet Global Health that longer breastfeeding is associated with adult intelligence test scores, questions remain. We offer you a quick look at the back story.


Reviews of Note, October 10, 2014 Free

Concussion, transference interpretations, anxiety disorders in children, how to study and prevent suicide, the etiology of psychiatric disorders, and mitochondrial transfer techniques for severe genetic disease