Current Health News

August 31, 2017 - Issue 4032


Use of Antidepressants Continue to Rise

antidepressants

August 31, 2017

Not only is it based on a theory that is as close to any in history of being proved wrong, studies suggest it's no better than a placebo. If you're popping this pill, you're taking grave risks for a very small chance of benefit. Here's how to withdraw from it.

Alcoholism Epidemic in the US: More Than 1 in 8 Americans Are Now Alcoholics

alcoholism

August 31, 2017

Unprecedented increases in alcohol use, high-risk drinking and alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) have occurred in recent decades. The number of Americans now at risk from alcohol-related health problems is a public health crisis that may be set to outpace the opioid epidemic in terms of premature death and costs to society.

Nutmeg Oil: An Essential Oil to Go Nuts For

Nutmeg Oil

August 31, 2017

Nutmeg is a popular spice used for cooking, but did you know that its essential oil also has therapeutic properties? Research shows that nutmeg essential oil contains phytochemicals that may help optimize your health in various ways. Discover how you can use this oil to your benefit.