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More Good News on Teen Smoking: Rates At or Near Record Lows by Brad R. Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 12:00am Last week I discussed my recently published study of smokeless tobacco use among adult men in the U.S. But what about tobacco use among children? It’s an important question. Earlier this year, when Congress gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco products, Chris Dodd (D- CT) told the Senate that the bill was “necessary…to protect ou ... Read on »
EMO, Teen Depression & Suicide by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Sat 15 Jan 2011 8:16pm (Artwork by Paul Ritz O. Magtrayo) EMO Pop Culture The term “emo” may have started in the music industry as an insult by punkers in the 1980s to describe the followers of emotive hardcore rock music. However, the term has been bastardized to mean “emotional” and has been used to refer to male vocalists who sing like little girls about their ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: The Scoop On Teenage Binge Drinking by addictiondoc Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 12:11pm Teenage binge drinking and college binge drinking are the norm. These age groups chug their alcohol in short periods of time. Their goal is to feel intoxicated as quickly as possible. The more frequently your teen binge drinks and their brain is exposed to alcohol, the more quickly their brain becomes alcohol dependent. The main symp ... Read on »
High School Seniors’ Tobacco Use Pales in Comparison to Alcohol by Brad R. Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 11:24am Smoking by teens has declined to record-low levels, according to the latest University of Michigan annual Monitoring the Future Study, which examines youth tobacco, alcohol and drug use in 2012 (data tables here ).  The figure at left, which shows the percentage of high school seniors using alcohol, marijuana, cigarettes and smokeles ... Read on »
Teenage Alcoholism: Stop Teenage Drinking and Driving Now! by addictiondoc Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 8:17pm WARNING! This blog post contains extremely graphic material. The number one cause of death in teens and young adults, 15-20 years old, is drinking and driving.  In 2008, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 37,261 people died in traffic crashes of which an estimated 11,773 people died in alcohol-impair ... Read on »
Alcohol In Your Twenties - Carefree, Adventurous And Life Threatening by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 12:19am Many of us have our first drinks in our teens. Youthful experimentation usually is behind that first stolen drink. Some experts believe that your emotional development process peaks at the moment an alcoholic experiences their first drunk. If this is the case then is it any wonder so many alcoholics act like spoiled, stubborn children who are s ... Read on »
Coffee & the Risk of Death from Heart Disease & Cancer by Robert W. Posted Sun 16 May 2010 1:02pm 2 Comments     Weekly Health Update:     Coffee & the Risk of Death from Heart Disease & Cancer     "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."    By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS     Updated:  05/16/2010 The information i ... Read on »
Non-Compliance with Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer and Risk of Death by Robert W. Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 9:40pm     Weekly Health Update: Non-Compliance with Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer and Risk of Death "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS   Updated:  09/5/2010 The information in this column is intende ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 27 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Marijuana Tar Levels Seven Times Higher Than Cigarettes Marijuana smoke has seven times more tar and carbon monoxide than cigarette smoke and the health risks of smoking three joints are about equal to the risks from a whole pack of cigarettes, according to a French National Consumers' Institute study. The study also found that marijuana ... Read on »
Metformin, Diabetes and Death by Robert W. Posted Tue 14 Dec 2010 12:04am   Weekly Health Update: Metformin, Diabetes and Death "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS     Updated:  12/12/2010 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes ... Read on »