October 3, 2022

Oxycontin Not As Safe As Once Thought

A new study came out recently that has compared the most commonly used pain pills such as Vicodin and Oxycontin known as Opioids. The study was published in the Archives of Internal Medicine by the researchers of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Medicare patients who take opioids for pain are at higher risk for […]

Binge Drinking a Serious Health Issue

According to a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a quarter of secondary school students as well as 18 to 34 year-olds in the U.S. inviting serious health problems by indulging in harmful binge drinking. The CDC study also observed that of the drinkers studied, nearly 1/3 of […]

CDC Study Finds Nearly One in Ten Adults Suffer From Depression

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 9% of the U.S. population currently suffer from depression. A report in the Oct. 1st issue of “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”, 3.4% have major depression. CDC analysts studied data from surveys among over 230,000 adults in the U.S. They found that the occurrance of major depression was […]