Final Thoughts

With the semester officially over, I am left to consider what gains have been made in the past few months. Usually it’s a little challenging to identify how my knowledge has changed and grown, and what new information or skills will be immediately useful to me in the future. However, this year it’s easy. Neurochemistry…
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Neurochemisty At Concordia

Neurochem in a Nutshell Well, that’s just about impossible. I learned so much information this semester that it would be inconceivable to remember all of it. Many of the particular details and acronyms of important signaling molecules elude me as I look back on the semester, but that doesn’t mean the class didn’t teach me…
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Alcohol – Inhibition To The Point Of Activity

It’s Five O’clock Somewhere And even if it wasn’t it probably wouldn’t stop many people from drinking. Alcohol abuse and dependence are global health issues and in the United States they affect about 14 million people. The article we read on the ethanol (alcohol) also describes that there are few choices for treatment alcohol use…
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You Booze, You Lose

  It’s fewer than two weeks away from Christmas—time for get-togethers, holiday parties, and family gatherings. What’s a better way to warm up from the chill and snow than having a nice holiday drink? It’s no surprise, then, that rates of drinking spike sharply around Christmas. This has been linked to more alcohol-related car crashes…
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Drunken Words Are Honest Thoughts.

Alcoholism is a serious problem around the world and especially in the U.S. Alcoholism affects some 14 million people in the United States alone, costing $ 184 billion a year (Newton &Messing, 2006). Heavy drinkers are also more susceptible to cancer than those who drink on occasion or not at all. This very common substance…
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