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Scientists back brain drugs for healthy people - Texarkana Gazette

December 8th, 2008, 14:56

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NEW YORK—Healthy people should have the right to boost their brains with pills, like those prescribed for hyperactive kids or memory-impaired older folks, several scientists contend in a provocative commentary. College students are already illegally taking prescription stimulants like Ritalin to more info

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City and county elected leaders from across America today kicked off "Local Climate Action Week" to highlight innovative climate initiatives and draw attention to hundreds of clean energy projects that are ready-to-go and could quickly create green jobs more info

ATHENS (Reuters) - Hundreds of students threw fire bombs at police in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Monday in a third day of riots triggered by the fatal shooting of a teenager by police and fueled by rising economic hardship. Dozens of people have been injured and scores of businesses more info

Faced with hiring a new administration, President-elect Barack Obama is learning how hard it is to keep his promise to avoid aides who have been entangled with the capital's lobbying scene. An Associated Press review of more than 400 members of Obama's transition team identified at least 34 who have more info

Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) will cut about 5,000 full-time jobs, or 11% of its work force, close 20 facilities and sell several non-strategic businesses as the company looks to speed its restructuring and reduce costs. The nation's largest chemical producer by revenue also said it will temporarily shut more info

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