3,000% increase in demand for opioid addiction treatment medical services between 2007 and 2014 says CNN

3,000% increase in demand for opioid addiction treatment medical services between 2007 and 2014 says CNN

Just about anyone who is up to date with the news will know that the problem of opioid addiction is repeatedly mentioned, but a new study by databank corporation Fair Health has produced a devastating finding: a 3,000% increase in medical services to opioid addicted patients. This finding was uncovered after examining records for patientsRead more about 3,000% increase in demand for opioid addiction treatment medical services between 2007 and 2014 says CNN[…]

Just 1 minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs blood vessel function

Just 1 minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs blood vessel function

For decades now, the effects and harms of smoking tobacco and inhaling secondhand smoke have been studied all over the world, with multiple types of research being published every few years or so. It has been established and universally accepted that tobacco smoke can cause irreparable damage to cardiovascular vessels, especially if inhaled over andRead more about Just 1 minute of secondhand marijuana smoke impairs blood vessel function[…]

Marijuana May Change Unborn Baby’s Brain

Marijuana May Change Unborn Baby’s Brain

Any form of smoking, drug abuse, and alcohol consumption during pregnancy is highly forbidden and severely frowned down upon by everyone, simply because it is harmful to the fetus. Tobacco in itself is extremely harmful to a developing child, which is why marijuana can have effects far more detrimental and irreparable than tobacco. Researchers studiedRead more about Marijuana May Change Unborn Baby’s Brain[…]

Working Memory in Aging Adults Becomes Increasingly Affected by Alcohol

Working Memory in Aging Adults Becomes Increasingly Affected by Alcohol

As long as one can remember, it has been reinforced that excessive alcohol consumption is detrimental for human beings, and rightly so. It does affect not only the body but also the mind. Human memory and other cognitive activities are influenced by excessive alcohol abuse, much like all other parts of the human body. OverRead more about Working Memory in Aging Adults Becomes Increasingly Affected by Alcohol[…]

Nicotine Exposure during Pregnancy Nearly Twice as High as Reported

Nicotine Exposure during Pregnancy Nearly Twice as High as Reported

Since the 80’s, it has been widely accepted that alcohol, drugs, and tobacco are all extremely harmful for pregnant women and can end up resulting in fatal health risks for the mother and the child. Despite this having been acknowledged, a recent study by researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center revealed that the statisticsRead more about Nicotine Exposure during Pregnancy Nearly Twice as High as Reported[…]