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Marlene Oscar Berman, Susan Mosher Ruiz, Boston University School of Medicine, neurobiology, neurology, neuroscience, alcoholism effects on the human brain, how alcohol effects the brain, alcoholism and genderVideo:

The Addiction Puzzle, Part 4: Why Alcoholics’ Gender Matters

By correlating subjects’ brain scans with their drinking histories, MED's Marlene Oscar Berman has discovered what appear to be compelling, complex neurological differences in the brains of alcoholic men and those of alcoholic women.

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Stephen Frank (center), master lecturer in the College of Fine Arts, and students in his Photography I course take turns shooting group portraits on July 29. Photo by Cydney Scott

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Where to go to dance, dine, listen to music, or whatever—after dark.

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