Users and Abusers Written by Allyson Jones A marijuana-use disorder is like any other drug-use disorder. It involves a person being dependent on the drug (in this case marijuana) and abusing it. Marijuana-use disorders have become a significant and rising problem in the United States. Use: 2001-2002: 4% of adults […]

Research points to high antioxidant consumption and an increased risk of cancer Written by Sydney Cobb Antioxidants are chemicals found in our bodies and in our diets that attack harmful substances called “free radicals.” Common antioxidants are vitamins A, C, and E; they can be ingested through fruits and vegetables […]

By Caitlin Schille In the span of about one decade, Facebook went from an entrepreneurial internet idea to a world-wide company worth hundreds of billions of dollars. It has fundamentally changed the way we interact and document our lives, and it paved the way for many social media spin-offs. And […]

By Caitlin Schille The life cycle of naps is an interesting thing; children resist naps, and adults crave them. But whatever your age, naps can do wonders, if done the right way. Naps are much more complex than we may realize. David Dinges, a sleep scientist at the University of […]

Medicare Announces Plans to Give People Greater Say In How They Die The federal healthcare program Medicare, which is responsible for giving coverage to 55 million older or disabled Americans, announced their plans to reimburse doctors if they would have conversations with their older patients about how long they would […]

Which milk carton should be reach for? Written by Halli Tinti Got milk? Yes we do and plenty of it! From cow’s milk to almond milk and everything in between, how do we know which carton to reach for at the grocery store? Registered Dietician Trish Brimhall with Nutritious Intent […]

Shattering an age old myth about diet and bone health Written by Sydney Cobb Calcium has long been heralded as a champion of healthy bones, especially for the elderly. Recent studies shed some light on the correlations between calcium intake and bone fractures, and the results are unexpected. Surprisingly, calcium […]