Drinking Just 1 Can of Soda Raises Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease, Harvard Study Says

Sugar-filled drinks such as soda, sports drinks and juice drinks aren’t exactly known for their health benefits. But now, there’s even more evidence that they’re tied to an increased risk of early death, especially for women. In a recent study published in the American Heart Association’s Circulation journal, Harvard researchers analyzed information from more than 80,000 … Continue reading Drinking Just 1 Can of Soda Raises Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease, Harvard Study Says

Is Cell Phone Addiction A Real Addiction?

The recent explosion of iPhones, Androids, and other smartphones has provided people with the ability to access the entirety of the Internet on-the-go and at any given moment. 90% of adults in America own a cell phone,1 and while this may not be a problem for many people, some individuals develop an addiction to their mobile … Continue reading Is Cell Phone Addiction A Real Addiction?

Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended for Older Adults

If you're a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don't turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin. It's no longer recommended as a preventative for older adults who don't have a high risk or existing heart disease, according to guidelines announced Sunday by the American College of … Continue reading Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended for Older Adults

Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!

Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as Kratom, is a large tree in the Rubiaceae family native to Southeast Asia. It is said that Kratom affects the human brain similarly to an opiate, although there is no conclusive clinical data proving how the alkaloids work in relation to the human brain. But that certainly hasn’t stopped people from … Continue reading Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!

DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA

Is it possible to overdose on weed? The answer is yes. Despite being considered legal for both recreational and medical use in many U.S. states and other countries, weed is a potentially addictive product that can still have devastating effects if not consumed in moderation. Marijuana overdose is largely a product of poor self-regulation and … Continue reading DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA

Fighting drugs with drugs – what could go possibly go wrong? Opioid overdose antidote now sold over the counter

Overdose antidotes, now being sold without prescription, may turn out to be more harmful than people realize. With more than 8,000 pharmacies across the U.S., Walgreens will soon be carrying an overdose antidote. This concoction will be sold to anyone without the need for prescription or indication from a medical professional. The drug, Narcan (naloxone hydrochloride), claims to … Continue reading Fighting drugs with drugs – what could go possibly go wrong? Opioid overdose antidote now sold over the counter

Despite what Big Pharma says, Opioids do Almost NOTHING to Treat Pain – study

A placebo pill is almost as effective as opioids for killing pain, suggests a new meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is because the physiological pain-killing effects of opioids decrease over time. As the pain-killing effects wane, a larger dose is needed, causing opioid addiction. The researchers warn that this … Continue reading Despite what Big Pharma says, Opioids do Almost NOTHING to Treat Pain – study

7 Obvious Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar. Sugar is a Drug & an Addiction!

It’s virtually impossible to completely avoid sugar in today’s world. But we can (and should) regulate the amount of sugar we consume. Here are several easy ways to work toward cutting sugar out of your diet.  (Note from National Addiction News: I disagree.  It is more than possible to avoid sugar completely; I do!) Luckily, it’s easy … Continue reading 7 Obvious Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar. Sugar is a Drug & an Addiction!

Clarification on the Dangers Lurking in our Cell Phones

STORY AT-A-GLANCE A little-known warning from the manufacturer hidden within your cellphone manual advises you to keep the device at a certain distance from your body to ensure you don’t exceed federal safety limits for radiofrequency (RF) exposure Depending on the manufacturer, you need to keep your cellphone at least 5 to 15 millimeters away … Continue reading Clarification on the Dangers Lurking in our Cell Phones

Turns Out Cotton Swabs Can Potentially Kill You

It seems like every day presents us with terrifying news about some mundane object that could, it turns out, inflict serious damage: contact lenses, eyeliner, and even whipped-cream containers. Today, that item is a cotton swab, which can apparently give you a deadly brain infection? Cool. According to Live Science, a 31-year-old British man contracted a dangerous bacterial infection … Continue reading Turns Out Cotton Swabs Can Potentially Kill You