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The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana
Recently, marijuana's merits or dangers as a natural product have been hotly debated. Now a new talking point in this debate may have emerged.
Parent Age and Autism Risk
You may have heard that an older mom's age may influence her child's risk for autism, but babies born to teen moms and older dads may also be at risk.
Brain Aneurysm Surgery May Not Be a One-Time Event
Surgeons have made great strides in treating aneurysms in recent years. However, new evidence suggests that aneurysm repairs may not last as long as expected.
Statins and Memory Loss? Forget About It
One lifesaving drug may have even fewer side effects than previously thought.
The US Boozing Habit
Many people enjoy a drink on occasion to unwind or celebrate, but drinking to excess regularly may be a sign to seek help for an alcohol disorder.
Can Chantix Make a Comeback?
For many longtime smokers, quitting cold turkey is far from easy. But there may now be some good news for smokers looking to kick the habit.
Depressed and Exhausted: It Could Be Something More
A bad night's sleep can make you feel tired and unfocused during the day. If left untreated, that cycle may become more than just an inconvenience.
Concussions May Exact Long-Term Toll on Football Players
Football is a violent sport. Although most football-related injuries heal, one particular injury — concussion — may lead to major mental issues later in life.
A Hidden Risk of Depression
Depression may affect more than your brain and behavior — it may also affect your physical health. Depression may raise the risk of a life-threatening condition in older adults.
How Drunk Driving Could Affect the Economy
Sober driving saves lives, and it may also save money — a lot of money.