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Why I Stopped Taking My ADD Pills

This is what it's like to get to know your brain post-medication.
Jera Brown
6.1.16
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The 'Limitless Pill' Could Soon Turn Us All into Superhuman Workers

No one knows much about modafinil, the study drug on the rise in universities and workplaces, but we do know it works and that it gives you a terrible headache.
Hannah Ewens
5.6.16
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Are You a Cheater If You're Using Smart Drugs to Get Ahead?

Universities and other organizations are now considering the ethics of using nootropics and other "smart drugs."
Matt Tinoco
4.13.16
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The Disturbing Relationship Between Addiction and ADHD

According to research, about 25 percent of adults who are treated for alcohol and substance abuse also have ADHD.
Leah Sottile
10.21.15
VICE vs Video games

eSports Has to Grow Up, and Drug-Testing Its Players Is an Important Step

As the ESL and Gfinity declare they're testing for performance-enhancing drugs, eSports is coming into line with more traditional athletic competitions.
Jake Tucker
8.3.15
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I Used Ketamine to Treat My Depression

"After my first treatment, I felt good for a week. Not the kind of bipolar 'good' where I'd be manic. I felt normal for the first time in a long time."
Brent Miles as told to Troy Farah
1.15.15
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Your ADHD Meds Might Give You a Life-Threatening Erection

The FDA issued a warning today that a small number of the 5% of young boys who have been diagnosed with ADHD are at risk for priapism, aka: boners that won't go away.
Mike Pearl
12.17.13
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With and Without My Ritalin

It comes on as a heat. A warmth starts in my chest and gradually spreads into my neck and arms. For me, ADHD is not a static condition. It comes in squalls. My life is lived between the poles of who I really am and who the Ritalin turns me into. The...
Mike Bebernes
1.5.13
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Tao Lin Talks to Tyrant Re: “Taipei”

This interview was conducted in the wee hours of the morning on the bed of Tao Lin, in his apartment on the east side of Manhattan, with a small party going on in the other corner of the room. This is the first, definitive interview with the author...
GIANCARLO DITRAPANO
1.4.13