Health News

Weed Crash
The legalization of marijuana is a polarizing issue of which both sides have valid points. However, a new study from Columbia University has given those who would like to keep it illegal a little bit more ammo.
You Can't Drink Away Your Worries
You had a bad day and all you need is a beer to soothe your problems. That seems to be the common mindset with others as well because binge drinking is increasing during these hard times.
Where You Live Impacts Your Heart
There has been a steady decline in the number of Americans with coronary heart disease in recent years, yet rates vary by race and ethnicity, and residents of some states have a risk that is more than double other geographic regions.
Do Smoking Women Weaken Hearts?
Smoking doesn't discriminate -- leading to health risks for anyone who picks up the habit. For women, that risk may be exaggerated after a heart attack.
Up, Up and Away You Go
Coffee is one of the most popular pick me up drinks around. This drink may not be for everyone but it sure is causing a stir with researchers studying stimulant drugs.
Drugs and Alcohol Are No Joke
Addiction doesn’t happen the first time around. It takes time for addictions to develop and still many addicts will deny their dependence. When will the denying stop and help be sought out?
Smoking Prompts Earlier Strokes
Smokers aren't just at an added risk for strokes. They're at risk at risk for having them up to a decade earlier than those who don't smoke.
Facebook Helps Identify Problematic Drinkers
Not everyone in college drinks alcohol, but every student is affected whether it’s directly or indirectly. Facebook and other social media sites can help identify under-age drinking.
Don't Drink and Drive
How often do you see commercials on television or road signs that warn against drunk driving? More awareness is being spread because drunk driving causes many unnecessary injuries and deaths.
Stay Focused You Will Recover
Getting into addiction is easy, but getting out is the hard part. Addicts need love and support no matter how bad the problem has gotten. Get them the treatment they need to make a full recovery.