Current Health News

October 16, 2014 - Issue 2980


Prescription Drugs Now Factor in Higher Percentage of Fatal Car Crashes Than Alcohol or Marijuana

Prescription Drugs Now Factor in Higher Percentage of Fatal Car Crashes Than Alcohol or Marijuana

October 16, 2014

They impair your motor skills, balance, coordination, spatial orientation, and reaction time, and they're involved in fatal car crashes at 3 times the rate of marijuana. Now more people than ever use them, blind to the extreme risk they create while driving.

Worry and Obsession Linked to Alzheimer's Risk

Neuroticism and Alzheimer's

October 16, 2014

If you have personality traits of neuroticism, you may be at twice the risk of developing Alzheimer's. But making changes now might considerably lower your risk.