According to a new paper released by the Journal of the American Medical Association, contrary to the beliefs of some, smoking pot is actually cool, healthwise, so long as you do it in moderation. Moderation means "one marijuana cigarette a week for 49 years, or one joint a day for 7 years." In eith ... More >>
The new caffeine concern is energy drinks, which "might pose just as great a threat to individual and public health and safety" as alcoholic ones, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. [NY Times] Nine months after restaurant letter grades debuted, more than half of th ... More >>
An excellent Newsweek cover story today brings the sad news that antidepressants depressingly don't work. Which is sad, because - among other reasons - a lot of people use them. What's even worse, however, is that they work less than placebos.
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