Visits to ERs in Colorado are up for out of state marijuana users*. We are all aware that marijuana uses is not completely safe! There are adverse effects of marijuana use, they include: psychiatric symptoms (anxiety, hallucinations and altered mental status); cardiovascular symptoms (fast heart … [Read more...] about Marijuana Newbies BEWARE
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CDC reports flu season started later and infected less folks than the 3 previous flu seasons. It is building 'steam'. Duration of flu season averages 13 weeks. This year those young healthy not vaccinated infected with H1N1 have become severely ill. This virus is responsible for most flu illness … [Read more...] about Flu Shot – 60% Helpful This Year!
Another version of the French Paradox has been published. This is not about wine drinkers, but about sleepwalkers. These folks were found to have an increased risk (4x) for headaches and migraines when awake, and throughout sleepwalking episodes they are not likely to feel pain even if … [Read more...] about Sleepwalkers Feel No Pain
Should SSBs have cigarette packaging - like health warnings?A study for parents to read and react to warning labels on SSBs was undertaken and results on sample of 2300 parents nationwide is favorable.Parents viewed one of six types of possible images of soda containers.Many variations were shown … [Read more...] about Warnings On Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSB)?
Out of New Jersey's Rutgers University comes the perfect gift for your athlete! No, it does not have the 'Good Housekeeping' seal of approval, but this inexpensive device has an approval seal from the American Dental Association (ADA).The CustMbite MVP Mouthguard (Made in the USA) is the first … [Read more...] about Approved Mouth Guard