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02-25-2006, 11:54 PM
Wired, but why?

Studies of cells in the brain may explain why some people are more likely than others to become hooked on drugs
By Douglas Birch
Sun reporter
Originally published February 24, 2006

It wrecks neighborhoods, families and lives, and might be the most important public health problem faced by Western societies. Yet since chemists first isolated cocaine, morphine and heroin in the 19th century, physicians and scientists have struggled to explain the nature of addiction.

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