Music can uplift your mood, inspire you and get you grooving. But, can it also help you recover from ailments? To understand this link better, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts have joined hands to launch an initiative called Sound Health.

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The year 2016 has been a disaster for Karlos Williams (23), the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back. For the second time this year, Williams has been suspended for violating the National Football League’s (NFL) substance abuse policy. He was suspended 10 games in November 2016. Earlier this season, he was hit with a four-game suspension by..

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Addiction to any kind of substance, including opioids, develops after a prolonged tolerance to it. Opioids are prescribed by doctors to patients suffering from pain, however, their efficacy in providing a long-term relief still lack sufficient evidence, said a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). While studying the physiology..

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Already struggling with the epidemic of prescription drugs and heroin, the United States is now facing a new challenge in the form of a terrifying new substance that is 10,000 times stronger than morphine, itself a powerful pain medication made from opium, or 5,000 times more potent than heroin. The problem is only getting serious..

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The popularity of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, among young adults has been increasing day by day. According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2015, most of the e-cigarette users are young adults, while the grown-ups like to continue with the old trend of smoking tobacco cigarettes. Even..

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