Wednesday, June 12, 2024


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce


Marijuana Use Linked to Higher Risk of Strokes and Heart Attacks

by Amber Baker
Marijuana Use Linked to Higher Risk of Strokes and Heart Attacks
Marijuana use of any kind, including smoking, vaping or consuming edibles, is linked to a higher risk of strokes and heart attacks, ...

Fatty Liver Disease Rates Increasing in American Children

by Natasha Hobley
fatty liver disease
Prior to the turn of the 21st century, only a handful of cases of pediatric fatty liver disease were documented ...

NFL Urged to Screen Players for COVID-19 Vaccine Induced Heart Inflammation

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
football player
The National Football League (NFL) is facing pressure to offer cardiac screenings for players due to evidence that the COVID ...

Paxlovid May Interact With Common Heart Drugs and Cause Blood Clots, Bleeding, Arrhythmia and Muscle Weakness

by Rishma Parpia
Paxlovid capsules
Findings from a new study published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology found that administration of the anti-viral ...

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Causes Inflammation, Affects Immune Function

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
can't sleep
New research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine shows that lack of sleep has a negative effect on the ...

Cancer Causing Compounds Found in Pfizer Blood Pressure Drugs and Company Issues Recall

by Rishma Parpia
woman taking her blood pressure
Pfizer, Inc. announced on Mar. 21, 2022 that it was recalling three drugs used to treat high blood pressure due ...

Science Behind COVID and Diet-Related Disease Largely Overlooked by U.S.

by Natasha Hobley
eating junk food
Nations outside of the United States are working to tackle what science has repeatedly shown: there is a link between ...

U.S. Southeast and Rural Areas Have More Severe COVID-19 Tied to Chronic Illness

by Kate Raines
woman sick in bed
Story Highlights Certain co-existing health problems like obesity and diabetes and lung, heart and kidney disease have been associated with ...

COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients and Underlying Chronic Disease

by Rishma Parpia and Barbara Loe Fisher
patient in ICU
Story Highlights Recent research shows that most hospitalized COVID-19 patients had one or more chronic poor health conditions, such as ...

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