Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 04

“No Proven Strategy” for Parents to Teach Kids Responsible Drinking, Says Study

Parents who wish to teach their children about responsible drinking have their work cut out for them, says a new study. One of the paper’s authors, Dr. Ken Winters, a psychiatry professor at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, explained that the lead author of the paper, Dr. Övgü Kaynak, was in discussions with the other …

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Oct 03

Teen Exposure to THC May Weaken Immune System Later in Life

Using marijuana as a teen can do serious long-term damage to the immune system, said a team of Italian scientists. The new research, published in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, suggests that exposure to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, during the teen years can cause autoimmune and chronic inflammatory diseases such as …

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