A new study suggests that around a third of people who use sunbeds may become addicted to the tanning effects. Researchers also found those sunbed-users who were addicted were also more likely to suffer from anxiety and more prone to alcohol and drug use.
With a bill to legalize marijuana on the November California ballot, the controversy over the prohibition has reached a new high. Supporters see the potential tax revenues as a solution to the state’s mounting budget crisis, while those against argue that the increased use of marijuana will bring with it additional health care costs that far outweigh any economic benefits. We couldn’t think of a more appropriate day than today, 4/20 to take a look at the economic implications of a repeal of the prohibition. Is this a viable plan to get the state out of the weeds or just some kind of reefer madness?
Despite the increased awareness and efforts to counteract its affects, pollution continues to be a large problem around the U.S. Outlined below are some of the areas where the air quality is deemed unhealthy for humans on a significant number of days each year.
The amount of salt consumed by most people has been a worry for many years. In fact, it's estimated that of the salt we consume, an astonishing 75 percent of it is already present in our food.
It’s no surprise that the use of steroids to increase muscle growth is not the healthiest way to achieve your fitness objectives. But just how bad is it? Below is a look at the various negative effects these drugs can have on your body.
Even with health insurance, health care can cost an arm and a leg. The infographic shows across geographies, income and education levels, between 1997 and 2006, a growing number of Americans avoided health care due to cost.