'Weed' is not the same: modern cannabis causes serious health problems and addiction in adolescents

Modern cannabis products contain up to 100% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is very dangerous for the health of teenagers and makes them addicted. The New York Times reported in more detail. Alice was 14 when she first started smoking cannabis. It is odorless...

A man for 20 years did not drink water, but only used Pepsi: how did this affect his health

Andy Curry, 41, drank 30 sodas a day and spent over $8600 a year on it (more than $172 in 20 years) — about $25 a day. The New York Post wrote more about this story. However, he says...

Smartphone addiction: which apps do we spend almost a third of our lives on

Analyst firm App Annie said people spend an average of 4,8 hours a day on mobile phones, according to the BBC. In 2021, users downloaded mobile applications 230 billion times and spent $ 170 billion on them, it follows from the App report ...

American scientists have cured mice of cocaine addiction

Researchers at New York's Mount Sinai Medical Center have been able to cure cocaine addiction mice with a blocker of a protein molecule that appears in the blood of cocaine addicts. The results of the study were published in the scientific journal Nature Communications, writes RTVi. A blocker of the protein molecule G-CSF, which is now used in ...

How kids develop addiction to YouTube

Children want to be in charge, this desire clarifies a lot in the behavior of babies. According to child psychologists, it also holds the key to understanding YouTube's popularity among young children. Adults without children hardly know about YouTube Kids - ...

How casinos bring gaming addiction to visitors

Casinos and slot machine manufacturers use a variety of tricks to increase profits and promote gambling addiction among visitors. The Atlantic investigated this process and revealed some tricks; the translation of the material was prepared by the VC.ru portal. COO of the investment company of the steel ...

Social networks as a drug: how do centers work against Internet addiction

Many people are addicted to social media, which prevents them from living a fulfilling life, even sleeping for the required amount of time. The publication Broadly interviewed experts on how to recover from such addiction, and learned that rehabilitation centers are actively developing in the United States to help ...

Top 10 things Americans are willing to sacrifice for Wi-Fi

A recent study by Intrepid Travel found that in the United States, many are willing to stop communicating with their friends for a month in order to access Wi-Fi if they have to choose. Top 10 things that Americans are willing to sacrifice in exchange for Wi-Fi: 1. Alcohol 2. Unhealthy food 3. ...

Jeb Bush told how his daughter fought drug addiction

During the New Hampshire election campaign, Jeb Bush spoke emotionally about his plans, ideas and the painful period when his daughter, Noel, struggled with her drug addiction, and how she ended up behind bars. He met people whose relatives are suffering or have died from ...

The most dangerous drugs are legal in the USA

While there is a debate in the US about the need to legalize marijuana, one aspect of the fight against drugs remains controversial. Some of the most dangerous drugs in this country are completely legal. For those who do not believe in this, there are statistics from the Center for ...

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