Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Head Injury in Adolescents

One in five adolescents surveyed in Ontario, Canada  said they have suffered a traumatic brain injury that left them unconscious for five minutes or required them to be hospitalized overnight -
 a statistic researchers in Toronto say is much higher than previously thought.
Sports such as ice hockey and soccer accounted for more than half the injuries.

Friday, June 7, 2013


According to a news brief from The Association for Addiction Professionals: 'Smoking' alcohol is a highly dangerous trend among the calorie-conscious

In an effort to gain a greater buzz for fewer calories, some young drinkers are inhaling their liquor — either pouring it over dry ice or "freebasing" it and sucking up the vapors. Either way, going around the stomach and liver is incredibly risky, doctors say.