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Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »

Medical News Today: Strong link found between back pain and mortality

A prospective analysis of back pain and rates of disability may help explain the association between back pain and mortality. Back pain is common and often debilitating. Back pain is very common, affecting millions of people worldwide. It is also a major cause of disability and missed work days. Risk factors such as posture, sedentary… Read More »

Troubled Wando bridge became headache for thousands | News – Charleston Post Courier

A primary support cable that snapped in a Wando River bridge last spring prompted a three-week closure of the critical Interstate 526 span and exposed a troubled history that has cost South Carolina millions of dollars. The James B. Edwards Bridge opened in 1990. Its box-like sections are linked by steel and concrete “tendons” that… Read More »