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Weed Can Cause Long-Term Health Impacts For Teen Smokers

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Undated) -- Cannabis could have long-term negative impacts for those who start using the drug in their teens. A new study by Australia's National Drug and Alcohol Research Center shows people who smoke pot before the age of 17 are far less likely to finish high school than their peers. The study also claims teens…

Suicide Prevention Week

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Undated) -- Suicide is everyone's business. That's according to the American Association of Suicidology. It's promoting National Suicide Prevention Week, which ends this Sunday. The AAS wants to remind people, especially this week, to learn the warning signs and the risk factors for suicide. Individuals and organizations can also make a donation or learn how…

It’s Suicide Prevention Week

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Undated) -- Suicide is everyone's business. That's according to the American Association of Suicidology. It's promoting National Suicide Prevention Week, which ends this Sunday. The AAS wants to remind people, especially this week, to learn the warning signs and the risk factors for suicide. Individuals and organizations can also make a donation or learn how…

Top Cancer Researchers To Meet In San Francisco

Posted On September 10, 2014

(San Francisco, CA) -- America's top cancer researchers and medical professionals are meeting in San Francisco this month to talk about advancements and improvements in radiation therapy. Doctor David Beyer is President-Elect of the American Society for Radiation Oncology and says hundreds of researchers will present the results of their studies during the four-day meeting.…

Health Damage From Sitting Can Be Walked Back

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Undated) -- Scientists are convinced that spending too much time sitting down triggers a host of health problems, including heart disease, obesity and even cancer. Researchers now say some of the damage can be reversed by simply getting off your backside and taking a walk every hour or so. Scientists found that blood flow was…