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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Joseph Schroeder
Researchers at Connecticut College threw some lab rats into a maze, stacked one side with rice cakes and the other with Oreos, recorded their reactions to each — and, a few scientific tests later, concluded "America's Favorite Cookie" is as addictive as morphine and cocaine.
"Overall, it lent support to the hypothesis that high fat, high sugar foods can be viewed in the same way as drugs of abuse and have addictive potential," Mr. Schroeder said. "It would be used to explain why some people have a problem staying away from foods that they know they shouldn't eat or that they know are addictive."