Current Health News

December 12, 2019 - Issue 4868


Less Than 5 Hours of Sleep Linked to Low Bone Density

sleep bone density

December 12, 2019

When the bone health of two groups of postmenopausal women was compared, one group had lower bone mineral density, and was 22% to 28% more likely to have hip and spine osteoporosis. Here's what you really need for strong, healthy bones.

Young Cannabis Users Are at Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack

cannabis and health risks

December 12, 2019

While excitement is growing surrounding medical marijuana, young cannabis users may increase their risk of irregular heartbeat and stroke, particularly if they're frequent users or use cannabis along with cigarettes or e-cigarettes.