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1 hr ago | Sentencing Law and Policy
The title of this post is the question that came to my mind upon reading this new report on some new research headlined "Heavy Pot Use Linked To Memory Loss, Schizophrenia Link."
What's the youngest age at which the death penalty should be applied?
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
5 hrs ago | Northwestern University
Northwestern University has been chosen as a host institution for the Young African Leaders Initiative .
9 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
While smoking marijuana is now legal in a couple of states, researchers say it may have negative health effects on teenagers.
13 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
Casino and real-estate developer Neil Bluhm, a Chicago billionaire, has donated $25 million to Northwestern University,including the largest gift ever - $15 million - dedicated to the law school.
15 hrs ago | CNN
A million questions could be running through your head: What if something goes wrong? How long will it take me to recover? Is it worth doing it at all? Dr. Karl Bilimoria, a surgeon at Northwestern University and the American College of Surgeons, advises that identifying and addressing these questions may help ensure a healthy recovery after an ... (more)
19 hrs ago | MediaShift
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Local residents should use the winter weather as a reminder to check for risks of heart disease, and if they have these risks, discuss them with a physician prior to shoveling snow.
Daniel B. Rodriguez, dean of Northwestern University School of Law, will be inaugurated as the president of the Association of American Law Schools at its annual meeting in New York City Jan. 2 to 5, 2014.
The historian Plutarch warned us long ago of what happens when there is no brake on the power of great wealth to subvert the electorate.
Despite the numerous advances made in the field of medical marijuana research, a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine shows that the drug still displayed negative cognitive effects among teenagers who smoked daily for a period of three years.
Northwestern University scientists studying teens who were marijuana smokers or former smokers found that parts of the brain related to working memory appeared diminished in size -- changes that coincided with the teens' poor performance on memory tasks.
Researchers from the Northwestern University in the US found that youngsters who smoked marijuana regularly for three years had an abnormal brain structure and poor working memory.
The tiny home built from scratch for $11,000 by architect, 27, who wanted to avoid a mortgage but broke her BACK putting it up 'Affluenza teen lived in his OWN mansion': Drunk-driver let off for killing four in crash had 'wild parties at home given to him by millionaire father where he lived alone' New dad slips into a coma and dies just hours ... (more)
Teenage pot smokers could be damaging brain structures critical to memory and reasoning, according to new research that found changes in the brains of heavy users.
Sir Ian McKellen remembers meeting with the late Nelson Mandela when South Africa was in the midst of writing a brand new constitution.
Northwestern University has selected Perkins+Will to design its 600,000-sq.-ft. Biomedical Research Building for the Feinberg School of Medicine in downtown Chicago.
The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University announced that Dr. Kathleen Bickford Berzock, Curator of African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, has accepted the position of Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs.