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Anatomy of Addiction: How heroin and opioids hijack the brain
Posted on January 11, 2016 by Katherine Malanson | Categories: ND Final Project, ND Unit1, ND Unit5, Neurological Disorders, News | | Add comment |

LA Johnson/NPR

Roughly 2.5 million Americans are addicted to heroin and opioids like Oxycontin. Researchers say addiction takes over the brain’s limbic reward system, impairing decision making, judgment and recovery.

Read more at NPR.org.