News tagged with health risks

Binge drinking: Too prevalent and hazardous

Binge drinking, an activity that many young people engage in, has associated adverse health risks and we need to do a better job of controlling overall alcohol usage, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Health
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Challenging HIV through social networking

Tapping into young people's use of online social networks presents health agencies with a powerful opportunity to help control the rise in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in homeless youth in Los Angeles. According ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Smoke from fireworks is harmful to health

The metallic particles in the smoke emitted by fireworks pose a health risk, particularly to people who suffer from asthma. This is the conclusion of a study led by researchers from the Institute of Environmental Assessment ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Health
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