How Nicotine Affects A Marijuana User’s Brain

I’m Shelby Cullinan with today’s health news. Many marijuana users also smoke cigarettes, but what this combo does to the brain may surprise you. A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas found that the hippocampus (an area of the brain linked to memory and learning) may be significantly smaller in marijuana users […]

Teen Nicotine Use: More Than Just Cigarettes

These days, tobacco and nicotine can take many forms. And many teens may be exploring these products. I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. A recent study found that youth nicotine product use took many forms. Cigarettes were just one of the products that young people used. Other commonly used products were cigars, e-cigarettes, […]

New Drug Curbs Pot Dependence

I’m Erin White with today’s health news. For patients struggling with marijuana dependence, a new treatment option could be on the horizon. A new study from Brown University found that, when used in combination with addiction counseling, the epilepsy drug topiramate curbed marijuana use among young smokers significantly more than counseling alone. However, many of […]

Oral Anticoagulants in Cancer Patients: Mixed-Results and a Lesson about Trial Enrichment

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Perry Wilson. This week, two studies, both alike in dignity, in the New England Journal, where we lay our scene. Yes, we’re going to examine the CASSINI and AVERT trials, both of which evaluated whether oral anticoagulants would prevent venous […]

How Nicotine Affects A Marijuana User’s Brain

I’m Shelby Cullinan with today’s health news. Many marijuana users also smoke cigarettes, but what this combo does to the brain may surprise you. A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas found that the hippocampus (an area of the brain linked to memory and learning) may be significantly smaller in marijuana users […]

Mouth Cancer: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Prevention – Canada 365

Mouth Cancer: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Prevention Mouth cancer is related to head and neck cancer. Tumors that arise as a result of these cancers are usually either:. Carcinomas, which are found on the fleshy walls of the mouth. Adenocarcinomas, which are located in the glandular cells. Mouth cancer is very similar to other cancers […]

New Drug Curbs Pot Dependence

I’m Erin White with today’s health news. For patients struggling with marijuana dependence, a new treatment option could be on the horizon. A new study from Brown University found that, when used in combination with addiction counseling, the epilepsy drug topiramate curbed marijuana use among young smokers significantly more than counseling alone. However, many of […]

Free Oral Cancer Screenings 4-1-15

APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AND ONE LOCAL DENTAL GROUP IS GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND TO SPREAD THE WORD. NBC 15’S MEREDITH BARACK IS LIVE AT FIRST CHOICE DENTAL WITH MORE DETAILS ON WHAT THEY’RE DOING… GOOD MORNING CHRISTINE… STARTING TODAY, THE NINE FIRST CHOICE DENTAL LOCATIONS WILL BE OFFERING FREE ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS […]