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Sacrificing Sleep to Study Causes Academic Issues

A recent study by UCLA finds a direct correlation between lack of sleep, due to over-studying the night before, and poor results in school the following day. “Sacrificing sleep for extra study time is counterproductive,” says Andrew J. Fuligni, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and a senior scientist at the Jane and Terry Semel […]

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California Suburban Teens Transition from Painkillers to Heroin

KQED, the public media station for Northern California recently did a series of stories on the increase of suburban California teenagers who are transitioningĀ  from using painkillers to black tar heroin. California Watch, a reporting initiative started by the Center for Investigative Reporting, posted this story and video (shown above) on August 15th, 2012 in […]

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