Current Health News

December 27, 2018 - Issue 4518


Heavy Screen Time Changes Children’s Brains

Heavy Screen Time Changes Children’s Brains

December 27, 2018

And that's just the beginning - it's also known to set off anxiety, depression and memory problems. Despite all this, it's being made increasingly addictive in what is being described as a completely uncontrolled experiment. And we don't yet know the ramifications.

Fentanyl Is Now the Leading Cause of All Overdose Deaths

fentanyl opioid

December 27, 2018

Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that’s up to 100 times stronger than morphine, was the leading cause of overdose deaths in 2016. While this medication is only supposed to be prescribed for treating severe end-of-life pain, it may be offered for chronic pain or injuries, putting patients at risk of unintentional death.

Argan Oil: Morocco’s ‘Liquid Gold’

argan oil and argan fruits

December 27, 2018

Argan oil is now a household name when it comes to personal hygiene, but what exactly can it do for you? Get to know more about this oil's nourishing and rejuvenating benefits, and why having a bottle at home may be a wise health decision.