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Alcohol Risk For Older People May Be Greater Than That For Teens

Heavy drinking is never good for anyone. But alcohol consumption may be even more troublesome for older people than for teens, resulting in greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory, according to a study by Baylor University.<p>Researchers say the study's findings are important for a …

From the Director

Hallucinogens and dissociative drugs—which have street names like acid, angel dust, and vitamin K—distort the way a user perceives time, motion, …

Planting the Seeds of a New Heroin Epidemic

Donate Subscribe<p>Share Tweet Print Email<p>In our recent discussion at Washington Post’s Wonkblog, Harold Pollack and I talked about the astonishing …

Canada Should Put Restrictions on Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen (Tylenol, Tempra, Anacin) is the top-selling over-the-counter painkiller, available without prescription since the 1950s, yet there …

How Does Drug Use Become an Addiction?

Not everyone who uses drugs becomes addicted. Each person's body and brain are different. People react to drugs differently and there's no rule about …

Raw Photos of Heroin Addiction by Former Addict and Photographer

The dark world of heroin addiction has been the subject of award-winning photography before — LIFE magazine photographer Bill Eppridge’s gripping …

Signs of Pain Medicine Abuse and Addiction

©istock.com/WavebreakmediaPeople who get addicted to pain medicines need to take more and more of the drug to get the same high. Some people might …

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Taking the Lead on Women's Public Health

Picture a young woman in a remote village in rural Africa. Her village sits in the midst of far reaching grasslands. She cannot read or write. There is no school, no running water and she's far too young to be caring for her three small children, all under the age of five. But there she is.<p>Now …

Increased Health Risks for Latina Women Don't Stop at the Border

This week, health advocates and activists working to end sexual violence join in solidarity to raise awareness about the serious impact of sexual assault on women's health, as part of National Women's Health Week. In reflecting on this important intersection of issues, and as a survivor of sexual …

Teens deserve a public health voice

One out of every six people in the world is an adolescent. Put another way, there are more than one billion teenagers on Earth. Yet we pay very little attention to the health of 10- to 19-year-olds, individually and collectively.<p>A new report from the World Health Organization, entitled Health of …

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Secrets nurses keep

Thinkstock<p>With all the craziness that goes on during any given shift, nurses are bound to have some pretty interesting secrets. Below are 10 secrets …

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3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don't Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are always looking for techniques to help them be more productive. In fact, the time management section on Amazon Books includes nearly 3,000 titles that promise "stress free productivity," "big results in less time," and …

Time Management

The Procrastinators' Guide to Time Management

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever work late hours or weekends to meet a project due date? Most entrepreneurs have. But you can reduce stress and spend less time worrying about deadlines if you front-load your calendar, says Elizabeth Grace Saunders, time management …

Time Management

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

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Our favourite images of the week

Amazing photos from the last seven days – from cycling through Canada and punting in England to a swarm of red crabs in Australia and Africa’s first underwater hotel.

My experience as a nurse on Christmas Island changed me to the core

Last year I joined a company contracted to provide healthcare to asylum seekers. I made the jump from my old job with hopes of adventure and challenges which would not only make me a better nurse, but also a better person. Little did I know how much it would change the core of my being.<p>I first …

Why this university nurse refuses to write sick notes

Although Saint Mary's University in Halifax doesn't ask students to obtain sick notes, many professors now do to reschedule midterms. But nurse Jane Collins has decided to stop writing them – forcing students to hash it out with their profs.