Current Health News

July 27, 2017 - Issue 3997


Depressed and Anxious Patients Receive More Than Half of All Opioid Prescriptions

Depressed and Anxious Patients Receive More Than Half of All Opioid Prescriptions

July 27, 2017

You owe it to yourself to know the risks, and be willing to stand up to your doctor. After all, they're far better trained to hand out prescriptions than to suggest alternatives. Now this death toll every year tops that of the entire Vietnam War. There are many far safer alternatives.

How Video Games Affect Your Brain

how video games affect your brain

July 27, 2017

Researchers analyzed more than 100 video game studies to reveal the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to video games and your brain. While pointing out some of the more well-known risks like exposure to violence and addiction, the study also revealed some surprising brain benefits that video games offer.

White camphor oil: The purest camphor oil

white camphor oil

July 27, 2017

White camphor oil, which is native to Asia, is a potent essential oil that brings a number of surprising health benefits. Learn how you can use this soothing oil today.