Just recently in HealthDay News a study was reported that showed middle-aged people had exhibited a link existing between weakened memory and genetic traits that went along with obesity. So what does that mean? Possibly extra pounds change how our brains work. The interesting thing was that this gene was found in whites but not […]
In a recent incident there were two men and they were moving from Washington state to Ohio so they had to travel through South Dakota and with them was some legally purchased medical marijuana and lo and behold a Highway Patrol officer stopped them and charged them with possession. So what do you suppose they […]
This story was publised by heraldnet.com and it shows that a man called Everett who was an addict and now has a drug treatment center is feeling like they are setting themselves up for big problems.
When Everett was in high school in the seventies he would skip class to go smoke, he also stole money […]
What? I can get addicted to my cell phone? Just recently Baylor University did a study and published it in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions. The study author, James Roberts said, “Cell phones are a part of our consumer culture. They are not just a consumer tool, but are used as a status symbol. They’re […]
HealthDay News is reporting that underage drinking in the US is still a serious public health issue and that comes from a new federal government report. Information was gathered between 2008 and 2010 from the US National Survey on Drug Use and health and from that information it was found that more than 26 percent […]
Medline Plus published a report of a study this morning with very interesting information about drunks and emergency rooms. It seems that ambulance workers are not working off a checklist and they may be able to safely reroute drunken patients to detox centers instead of emergency rooms. In 2004 it was estimated that 0.6 percent […]
The National Institute of Health reports that about 1 percent of young people tell about symptoms of abuse or dependence on prescription opioids and they have now estimated that fewer than 12 percent of teens with these problems receive any treatment at all. Dr. Li-Tzy Wu and colleagues at Duke University and the University of […]
NaturalNews is reporting without question cigarette smoking is one of the leading causes of death in the US and the world but wait a minute they also reported that a new study has found that heavy drinkers are at more risk of death than those who smoke.
The study that they reported on was The German […]