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Jun 23, 2015 01:04 PM ET
Khat is a narcotic found in the leaves of the Khat shrub. Though its use dates back centuries, the drug has spread over the last few decades and is wreaking havoc on the country of Yemen.
May 28, 2015 07:26 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Flakka isn't the first fly-by-night drug with a silly name to dive into the club scene one night and splash out on to headlines the next day.
May 26, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A silver bullet may have been found in the search for treatment against Ebola and other severe virus outbreaks.
Apr 30, 2015 08:41 AM ET
We're told that heroin is one of the most dangerous drugs, but why? What makes heroin more deadly than other drugs?
Feb 17, 2015 11:27 AM ET // AFP
Regular pot smokers are at five times more risk for developing severe mental health issues, says a new study. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2015 08:21 AM ET
It's a notion that might fly under the radar a bit, but not all prisons are state or federally run. Some corrections facilities are in effect outsourced to private firms. Julia explains.
Nov 26, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Discovery News
'Good' bacteria inside the holiday food favorite produces medicine that can kill roughly half of all infectious bacteria.
Nov 24, 2014 12:05 PM ET
If you're already intelligent, but you decide you need to take a "smart drug" like Modafinil anyway, you might be in for a surprise, as new research suggests it could make you stupider. Tara explains.
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