College life is all about being cool, and drinking enhances the “cool quotient.” The trend of alcohol consumption during college life and the variety of drinks pouring on the college campus is not new. However, increased alcohol consumption is resulting in more people becoming victims of harmful consequences associated with it. Heavy drinking is a..
It is known that cigarette and cigar smoke damages the lungs of asthma patients. Even alcohol has been found to be associated with a range of long-term defects on the vital organs of the body. The risk is higher in obese and underweight women involved in heavy drinking and smoking, suggests a new study published..
Heroin is an extremely addictive substance that continues to be a commonly abused drug in the United States. It causes an array of problems, including death due to overdose, HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and mental disorders. Until recently, drugs like methadone or suboxone helped patients give up addiction, but at times, these drugs become..
Any amount of alcohol can up the chance of health risks, including the probability of developing cancer, the U.K. Department of Health warned in January 2016 while releasing the new drinking guidelines.
When a person regularly uses marijuana, he or she is as much exposed to cancer as smoking five cigarettes, apart from the discomfort that goes with throat and lung problems. Addiction to marijuana during early years increases the vulnerability and addiction to other substances of abuse later in life.