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Cannabis really DOES ruin your memory, study finds

Cannabis really DOES ruin your memory: Young men scored much better in mental tests within a WEEK of giving up, study shows Researchers in Boston followed 88 men aged 16-25 who smoked marijuana at least once a week Some cut down, others went cold turkey, in the first study to measure the effects of marijuana […]

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Adolescent, Young Adult Pod-Based E-Cigarette Use Up

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 — Adolescents and young adults are increasingly using electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products such as pod-based systems but have misperceptions and lack of knowledge about these products, according to a study published online Oct. 19 in JAMA Network Open. Karma McKelvey, Ph.D., from Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., and colleagues surveyed […]

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Cognitive disability most prevalent type in young adults

(HealthDay)—Cognitive disability is the most prevalent disability type among young adults, while middle-aged and older adults have the highest prevalence of mobility disability, according to a report published in the Aug. 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Catherine A. Okoro, Ph.D., from the CDC in […]

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Young women are lacking vital nutrients because of trendy diets

Revealed: Young women are lacking vital nutrients such as potassium and copper because of trendy diets Women in 20s and 30s in particular are deficient in iron, calcium and iodine Researchers blame fad ‘exclusion’ diets in which entire food groups are cut Experts worry diet crazes leave followers neurotic and confused about food Increasing numbers […]