Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 -- Marijuana use might contribute to heart and artery disease among young and middle-aged adults, particularly those already at risk for cardiovascular problems, a small French study reports.
Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
MONDAY, April 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Emergency room
physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine
prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids'
responses to codeine vary wildly and the drug can cause an
accidental overdose, a new study finds.
Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young people who occasionally smoke marijuana may be rewiring their brains, with their pot use causing structural changes to brain regions related to motivation, emotion and reward, a small study says.
Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers working
with lab mice say they know why people who suffer wounds from
accidents or violence while binge drinking may take longer than
normal to heal.