How your brain is wired to just say ‘yes’ to opioids
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By Paul R. Sanberg, Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation & Knowledge Enterprise, University of South Florida and Samantha Portis, Doctoral candidate, medical sciences (neuroscience), University of South Florida. A Philadelphia man, who struggles with opioid addiction, in 2017. AP Photo/Matt Rourke The mid-1980s was the era of cocaine and marijuana, when “Just Say No” was…