An 18-year-old woman developed hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a.k.a. “wet lung” after just three weeks of vaping. This is the first reported case of a teenager developing the condition after using e-cigarettes. Wet lung is an immune system disorder that affects the … Continue reading A Teen Developed ‘Wet Lung’ After Vaping For 3 Weeks
With Prince’s unfortunate death linked to painkilling drugs and the recent news that even acetaminophen, the main ingredient in Tylenol, affects us in ways we’re only … Continue reading 8 ‘You Won’t Believe It’ Natural Painkillers
What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to … Continue reading TED Talk: Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong
Suzanne knew something was wrong when she woke up with a hangover on a Monday morning. She never drank on Sunday night, but her friends had come over to provide some company since her husband was out of town. Suzanne … Continue reading Out of Control Alcohol: Is Abstinence Required, or Will Moderation Work?
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