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Doctors hope to curb food addiction

Published: Nov 8th, 2012

Dr. Mark Gold, chairman of Psychiatry at UF’s College of Medicine, said he uses a written test to evaluate and determine if someone is addicted to food.

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UF tackling our addictions to food

Published: Nov 8th, 2012

As global obesity rates skyrocket, researchers at the University of Florida are making strides to show that food, especially processed, sugary food, can be addicting in ways similar to cigarettes, […]

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Weed wars: If states legalize marijuana, will feds still crack down or steer clear?

Published: Nov 6th, 2012

Dr. Kevin A. Sabet, former senior drug policy advisor to the Obama Administration and director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida, predicts a far different law-enforcement […]

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CNN Piers Morgan Politics News Video: Brian Vicente And Kevin Sabet Debate Marijuana Legalization

Published: Nov 6th, 2012

The following CNN politics news video comes from the Piers Morgan TV show. It contains a debate between Brian Vicente and Kevin Sabet. The debate is about the legalization for […]

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Device using electric pulses helping long-term depression sufferers

Published: Nov 2nd, 2012

UF Department of Psychiatry’s Richard Holbert, MD talks about the benefits of TMS

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Drug Policy and the Obama Administration: A Reason Debate

Published: Oct 30th, 2012

This week, UF Drug Policy Institute’s Kevin Sabet and Drug Policy Alliance’s Ethan Nadelmann debate marijuana politics.

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Addicted to Food? The New Research Suggests It’s Possible.

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

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The war on food

Published: Oct 24th, 2012

New book by UF expert, Mark S. Gold, M.D. highlights food addiction and ‘globesity’ epidemic Read the article here

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10/26/12 Grand Rounds Speaker – Yale Chair John Krystal, MD

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Read New study by Yale Chair, John Krystal, MD about the uses of ketamine for PTSD treatment here   View Grand Rounds live via webcast here on Friday October 26, […]

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National Grand Opening of the UF Drug Policy Institute

Published: Oct 17th, 2012

Left to right: John Harden, Darryl Rouson, Bob DuPont M.D., Mark Gold M.D., Kevin Sabet Ph.D., Gil Kerliowske, Scott Teitelbaum, M.D. UF Drug Policy Institute Grand Opening The UF Drug […]