Mistakes Occur in Half of All Surgeries

Mistakes Occur in Half of All Surgeries

A scary statistic came out of a new medical study – medication-related mistakes occur in half of all surgeries. This study, the first to look at adverse drug issues before, during and after surgery, was conducted at a prestigious medical center. It makes one wonder what the stats are at not-so-great hospitals. Researchers with Massachusetts General […]

CDC Issued New Warnings About Risks of Edible Marijuana

CDC Issued New Warnings About Risks of Edible Marijuana

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a new warning about the risks of edible marijuana in the aftermath of Levy Thamba, who ended his life tragically after consuming a marijuana cookie. While hanging with friends during spring break, the college student leaped from the fourth-floor balcony of a Denver Holiday Inn, […]

New Study Suggests Cell Phone Addiction Is Linked to Depression

New Study Suggests Cell Phone Addiction Is Linked to Depression

A recent study suggests addicted cellphone users could be depressed. Everyone knows someone who cannot stop looking at their phone long enough to have a personal conversation. According to the results of the study, this behavior might be more than an annoying habit, and could potentially be a sign that the cell phone addict is […]