Health/Nutrition 25 October '16
Peer recovery programs introduce peer recovery coaches or specialists to drug overdose patients while they're still in emergency rooms and maintain contact with them after they get discharged. Patients develop a bond and trust these coaches because they share the same experiences.
Growing Baby 4 October '16
A study found that using marijuana in early pregnancy has the same health risks as tobacco use. This includes miscarriage, birth defects, developmental delays and learning disabilities. Research done on animals also found that marijuana use is linked to more developmental issues.
Autism 30 September '16
Texas lawmakers are being urged to expand the Compassionate Use Act for other medical conditions such as autism. Medical marijuana involves using the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat or manage a disease and its symptoms.
Family Life 3 June '16
The medical examiner's office discovered that the drug fentanyl caused the singer's death.
Body 4 May '16
Want to quit smoking? It's harder to do so if you are also a heavy alcohol drinker.