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How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

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The death of Lil Peep: how the US prescription drug epidemic is changing hip-hop

This week, rapper Lil Peep died of a suspected overdose. Hip-hop has always been open about recreational drug use – but how did constant references to depression and prescription painkillers move into the mainstream?<p>‘Pop a Perky just to start up / Pop two cups of purple just to warm up …” Quavo’s …

Why Heroin Users Aren't As Afraid of Deadly Fentanyl As They Should Be

Decades of misinformation from the war on drugs have left hardcore users cynical about a very real danger.<p>The killer heroin was sometimes sold under the brand "Scumbag."<p>Heroin brand names are often devised with a morbid sense of humor. A few recent examples I've come across include "Obamacare," …

CBD - The Myths And Facts

There have been some confusing reports recently in the British media about a compound in cannabis called CBD and how it has been reclassified as …

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How much is an eighth of weed? Price, weight, photos, size, slang and more

<i>This story is part of a series on legal</i> <i>marijuana</i><i>, answering common questions about smoking,</i> <i>vaping</i> <i>and edibles.</i><p>Back when the idea of marijuana …

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The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust

In 2010 it was the UK's fourth favourite substance; nowadays it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.<p>"I remember one party where I must have had sex with about 30 people," says Denholm, a beautiful young gay man reminiscing about his chemsex days. "There was this box of toys... I'm not …

How America Got Hooked on Fentanyl, a Drug 50 Times More Potent than Heroin

America has been weathering an opioid crisis for several years now, and things are quickly getting worse. Fentanyl, the cheap but lethal synthetic …

What Happened to the 'Trainspotting' Generation of Heroin Users?

Why the drug disappeared in the UK, and how it appears to be making something of a comeback.<p><i>(Top photo: Screenshot from 'Trainspotting')</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>The "WORST TOILET IN SCOTLAND," into which <i>Trainspotting</i> protagonist Renton dives deep to retrieve the opium …

Everything You Need to Know About K2, the Drug Linked to Mass Overdose

Despite dire warnings about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, popularly known by names such as K2, Spice, Black Mamba and Kronic, they continue to grow in popularity. Just yesterday, 33 people were rushed to the hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. with symptoms that suggested an overdose on the drugs, …

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Synthetic Marijuana: Everything You Need to Know About the Drug K2

Over 30 people were hospitalized yesterday in New York City, the latest event in an epidemic that’s been affecting the country’s poorer populations …

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High rollers: marijuana entrepreneurs harvest cash from legalised industry

Budding investors are using their business acumen to toke profits from a cannabis market valued at more than $40bn in the US alone<p>When Brendan Kennedy told his family he was leaving his job at the Silicon Valley Bank to go into the marijuana industry, they thought he was crazy.<p>Kennedy, who has an …

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The sting: an American drugs bust in west Africa | Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

Using undercover agents, the DEA spent four years trying to bring down a cocaine trafficking gang in Liberia. Was the operation a triumph in the global war on drugs or a case of American overreach?<p>On a sultry May afternoon in 2009, a car stopped at the end of a dirt road in the Liberian capital of …

The Newest Place on Earth

This is what it looks like when a baby island bubbles out of the ocean.<p>Late last year, in the sparkling blue of the South Pacific, a huge volcanic eruption produced the newest island on Earth. The island, formed by the undersea Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, is "basically small pieces of rock …

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age<p>If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …

Super strong cannabis responsible for quarter of new psychosis cases

Risk of developing psychosis up to five times greater for those who smoke 'skunk' cannabis every day<p>One in four new cases of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia could be the direct result of smoking extra-strong varieties of cannabis, a major new study concludes.<p>The finding suggests that …

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Why Congress Gave In to Medical Marijuana

For the first time, lawmakers approved a measure to block the Justice Department from going after states where pot is legal for health reasons.<p>Congress may have tried to stop residents of the nation's capital from being able to light up joints with impunity, but lawmakers retreated last week in …

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Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Heartbreak as England knocked out of World Cup<p>Fans go from ecstasy to despair …

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The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

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Lose more weight with ‘afterburn’

Detonate calories<p>Train correctly and your metabolism works harder for days afterwards. It’s called ‘excess post-exercise oxygen consumption’ or …

5 New Rules of Super Strength

Rethink everything you know about fitness. With these revolutionary methods, you'll be ripped and ready for anything<p>Two minutes into his workout, Louie Vito is already dripping sweat. Rivulets run down the Olympic snowboarder's legs, pooling on the floor as he clutches 50-pound dumbbells and …

The Dark Web Gets Darker With Rise of the 'Evolution' Drug Market

In the digital drug trade as in the physical one, taking out one kingpin only makes room for another ready to satisfy the market’s endless demand. In …

Instagram has a drug problem

Instagram has ushered in a golden age for the drug trade.<p>You read that correctly: Thousands of accounts — perhaps many more — are currently selling marijuana, prescription pills, ecstasy, and other narcotics in the Internet equivalent of an open-air drug market. It operates like the notorious Silk …

The 3-in-1 High-Intensity Conditioning Workout

Ryan Heffernan with FOCUS NYC demonstrates a three-part workout to take your fat-burning efforts to the next level.<p><b>CIRCUIT ONE: 3 rounds</b><p>DEADLIFT x …

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11 carbs that should be in your diet

Rocket fuel<p>Protein might build muscle, but no amount of steamed chicken will get you ripped on its own. “No matter what anyone says, you need carbs …

How To Treat And Beat Sciatica

<i>This intense pain down the leg or in the back affects many runners every year.</i><p>Every October, as hopeful runners around New York hit their peak …

The Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

It has everything you need for an incredibly nutritious meal<p>This blueberry breakfast smoothie may be the definition of a perfectly balanced breakfast. Created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Nutrition Adviser Michael Roussell, Ph.D., it has a healthy 42-gram dose of protein—which will help you feel fuller the rest …