Tag: Health

New research suggests marijuana could damage the brain.

Ed Lynn- October 18, 2017

Marijuana is said to cause permanent damage to the brain and can make users dependent on it, a new study suggested. A team of neuroscientists ... Read More

Katie Halper Show: Dr. Adam Gaffney debunks 5 annoying myths used against universal health care

Ed Lynn- April 1, 2017

In this episode: Katie and designated "dude-bro" Gabe Pacheco talk about health-care, including a stealth recording of Katie's Dr. Dad, and an insightful conversation with ... Read More

It’s the 21st Century and People are Still Starving – But it Isn’t For Lack of Food

Edward Lynn- March 7, 2017

By Daniel Maxwell, Henry J. Leir Professor in Food Security, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University. Sorting bags of food dropped by ... Read More

Ancient Beer Recipes Lead to Modern Health Remedies

Editor SCD- September 26, 2015

While today beer is mostly thought of as a fun and savory drink that makes us social, talkative and happy, it might also be much ... Read More

Marijuana Users 45 Percent Less Likely To Fall Victim To Bladder Cancer

Editor SCD- September 8, 2015

By Guy Bentley Cannabis users were 45 percent less likely to contract bladder cancer than their more abstemeous peers, according to the National Cancer Institute ... Read More

Breastfeeding Is Natural, Stop Telling Women To Hide It

Ed Lynn- April 5, 2015

Recently, a young mother on a Virgin Australia Airlines flight was kicked off the plane while it was prepping for takeoff, taxiing on the runway. ... Read More

CVS pulls last of tobacco items a month early, plans name change

Ed Lynn- September 3, 2014

<a title="By Ildar Sagdejev (Specious) (Own work) , via Wikimedia Commons" href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3A2008-08-04_CVS_Pharmacy_in_Durham.jpg">  The nation's No. 2 drugstore operator has finally kicked the habit. CVS plans ... Read More