The patient, H.M. as he has been widely known within the neuropsychological literature for more than five decades was Henry Molaison whose identity was made public only after his death in 2008. Luke Dittrich is an award winning journalist whose recently published book, Patient H.M. A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets (August 2016),…

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As Heroin Use Grows in U.S., Poppy Crops Thrive in Afghanistan “Afghanistan has roughly 500,000 acres, or about 780 square miles, devoted to growing opium poppy. That’s equivalent to more than 400,000 U.S. football fields — including the end zones,” John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (NBC, July 7, 2015) On March 29, 2016…

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