The Problem of Artificial Willpower

The ethical threat posed by Adderall and other drugs that improve motivation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Mundipharma reps have promoted OxyContin in China as less addictive than other opioids, the same pitch the company’s U.S. affiliate, Purdue Pharma, admitted was false in court more than a decade ago
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Discussions of Medicare for All substitute structure for substance. They engender a debate about the trappings of care delivery, administration, and cost, but don’t address the fundamental issue, which is how to provide genuinely better care for people of all ages and economic circumstances. The premise of Medicare for All is that a single payer will provide better and more cost effective care. But what is really needed is single entity accountability. Whether there are one or many, whether they are public or private, is not as important as that one organization and its people become responsible for the total heal...
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[New Dawn] Population Services International (PSI) -Liberia has confirmed here that 200 sex-workers living with the HIV/AIDS disease have fled their treatment center located on 16th Street, Sinkor due to a recent attack on the facility by individuals believed to be drug addicts or "zogoes".
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Mundipharma reps have promoted OxyContin in China as less addictive than other opioids--the same pitch the company’s U.S. affiliate, Purdue Pharma, admitted was false in court more than a decade ago.
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP got court approval on Tuesday to reimburse millions of dollars in legal fees for states that back its proposed $10 billion settlement of opioid lawsuits, but with a condition meant to help victims of the addiction crisis.
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Publication date: Available online 18 November 2019Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Yoshihiro Noda, Mera S. Barr, Muhammad ElSalhy, Fumi Masuda, Ryosuke Tarumi, Kamiyu Ogyu, Masataka Wada, Sakiko Tsugawa, Takahiro Miyazaki, Shinichiro Nakajima, Masaru MimuraAbstractDelay discounting (DD) represents decreased subjective value for delayed reward relative to the same reward at present. The concept of DD has been applied for pathophysiology of addiction and psychiatric disorders. However, the detailed neuroimaging correlates of DD underlying pathophysiology still remain unclear. ...
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The critical spread and dissemination of novel psychoactive substances (NPS), particularly among the most vulnerable youngsters, may pose a further concern about the psychotic trajectories related to the intake of new synthetic drugs. The psychopathological pattern of the “new psychoses” appears to be extremely different from the classical presentation. Therefore, clinicians need more data on these new synthetic psychoses and recommendations on how to manage them. The present mini-review aims at deepening both the clinical, psychopathological features of synthetic/chemical NPS-induced psychoses and their therap...
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The Philippines will  outlaw the use and importation of e-cigarettes and arrest anyone using them, its president said on Tuesday, joining a growing number of nations moving to ban devices that have been linked to deaths and addiction.
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Aimi Veness, 44, flew from her home in East Sussex to Los Angeles to meet with doctors Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow of the TV show Botched. They said it was too dangerous to have a third butt lift.
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