Tag Archives: Adults

Marijuana Use Is At Its Highest Rate Ever And Causing Many Problems For Adults Of All Ages

As states began to legalize marijuana, it was often asserted that the legalization of the drug would help decrease crime rates and act as a remedy for many different diseases and mental health disorders. While, in places like Colorado, crime has decreased, the figures differ nationwide. A recent study shows that marijuana use has greatly increased in Americans over the ...

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Dietary Supplement: Weight Loss And Energy Products Causing Heart Problems Among Young Adults

Dietary supplements, especially ones designed for weight loss or increased energy, are causing adverse health effects and sending thousands of unsuspecting young adults to the hospital every year. According to a recent report published by the federal government, many widely-marketed and popular herbal supplements lead to more than 23,000 emergency room visits every year. Approximately 2,154 of these visits become ...

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Most Adults Spend More Time Using Smartphones And Computers Than Sleeping

New alarming research has found that the average adult spends more time on their smartphone and computer than they do sleeping. When computers, and cell phones for that matter, were invented, many people thought they would lead to a zombie generation, and one that is more obsessed with their emails than they are with a good night’s sleep, and that ...

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Colon Cancer Testing Leveling Off In US, Many Adults Don’t Get Screened

Colon cancer testing is leveling off in the United States, according to a federal report. The survey was conducted last year and shows that about two-thirds of American adults between 50-75 years of age have had colorectal cancer screenings, but millions don’t. This is the same percentage of colon cancer testings that took place in 2010, which would be the ...

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