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Cannabis May Trigger Harmful Effects in People With Heart Disease

The legalization of marijuana for recreational and medicinal use has become more widespread. But findings from a case study about a 70-year-old man who suffered a heart attack after ingesting a lollipop with a hefty dose of THC, published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, prompted physicians to stress the need for the public to… Read More »

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Study links drinking too much beer and tea to chronic kidney disease

A new study has shown that drinking too much tea or beer can lead to chronic kidney disease. This is the perfect excuse to start your 2019 resolutions of right! Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, examined survey data on drink consumption among 3,003 African-American men and women who all had kidney… Read More »

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Researchers are worried that people with chronic disease are not being active enough

The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford measured the duration and intensity of physical activity levels over seven days and compared those participants with, and those without, chronic disease. They found that those with chronic disease, even those conditions that don’t directly limit capacity for exercise, spent less time active. Around… Read More »

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