More Teens Are Turning To Steroids, New Study Reveals
Teens are risking their health in order to "bulk up" and "get toned" by using anabolic steroids and drinking protein shakes, according to a recent report conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota and published in the journal Pediatrics...
Prescription Drug Addiction Is Now An Epidemic
The abuse of prescription drugs is currently an epidemic because doctors are treating pain differently now than in past years. Drug abuse was recently referred to as an "epidemic" in a newspaper article by a Nebraska State Patrol investigator. "Clinically, it's a very common problem," added Aly Hassan, M.D...
Heart Attack Risk Higher With Job Loss
New research on older adults in the US finds that being unemployed, experiencing multiple job loss and even going for short periods without work is tied to a greater risk for heart attack (acute myocardial infarction, AMI) compared with no job loss. The researchers suggest people who suffer multiple job losses have a risk for heart attack that is on a par with smoking. Matthew E...