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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Written by Angela Silva and Chelsa MacKay If you’re looking for new recipes for your meal rotation or are sick of eating out and want to cook more for yourself, check out these useful websites to help you build your recipe collection. Our Best Bites (ourbestbites.com) This website is actually […]

Why energy bars don’t know what they are supposed to be anymore, and how to navigate Written by Kate Flannery, highstylife.com Is there any among us who haven’t yet tried energy bars? These are bars that you take before exercise. Or was it after exercise? No, wait, they replace a […]

Written by Ryan Chase We’ve all experienced the frustration of dealing with self-centered individuals, and sometimes we’re the guilty party. Narcissism, which can even reach the severity of a diagnosable personality disorder, takes selfishness to the next level: attention seeking becomes extreme, manipulation defines relationships, and empathy disappears. The term […]