Although happiness may vary between people based on personal experiences, the researchers found that life satisfaction – one of the factors that determines happiness – decreases after the age of nine and increases between the ages of 70 and 96.
High-stress work can double the risk of men developing heart attacks and other complications. The study showed inconclusive results when researchers examined the impact of stress on women's heart health.
While the pandemic, and the panic, are over, COVID-19 cases are rising across the U.S. prompting concern about a return to mass vaccination, masking and even lockdowns.
Historically, addiction has been defined as physical and/or psychological dependence on psychoactive substances (for example alcohol, tobacco, heroin, caffeine and other drugs) which cross the blood-brain barrier once ingested, temporarily altering the chemical milieu of the brain.
Despite industry claims that e-cigarettes exist to help adults stop smoking, so-called vaping, and ads about the practice, seem to have another purpose: cartoon ads depicting e-cigarette smoking on social media platforms are enticing a new generation to this new form of inhalation.
When an otherwise healthy young person goes to the emergency room complaining of nausea, pain, and uncontrollable vomiting, doctors might assume the worst. But for some of these patients, if they use cannabis, it may not be.