What Are Potential Ritalin Side Effects?

People with problems paying attention in school or at work may have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. Legally prescribed stimulant drugs can help people with ADHD pay attention and better control impulsive behavior such as interrupting others. One of the most popular stimulant medications is called methylphenidate or Ritalin. However, there are a number of […]
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More Employers Cracking Down On Tobacco Use

It is unacceptable to smoke indoors at virtually most workplaces in the United States. But these days, more employers are refusing to hire people who test positive for using tobacco even if they limit their consumption to after office hours. Employers who wish to take advantage of healthcare subsidies are requiring their workers to take […]
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Facts About Smoking and Fertility

Smoking and fertility just don’t go together. This scientific fact applies to both men and women. Smoking cigarettes or marijuana dramatically reduces a couple’s chance of conceiving a healthy baby. A University of Buffalo study shows that male smokers have a 75 percent less chance of having the healthy sperm count needed for conception than […]
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What Is Gout?

Gout is a type of arthritis that most commonly occurs in men who drink a lot of alcohol. Any type of arthritis including gout causes painful and sometimes debilitating inflammation in a joint where two bones meet. Most people with gout experience pain in multiple joints due to the buildup of uric acid in the […]
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What Are Signs Of An Impending Suicide?

More than 36,000 Americans die each year through suicide and an estimated 1 in 25 teenagers have attempted suicide. While some people secretly plan and then commit suicide, most people planning their own death exhibit one or more signs that indicate the seriousness of their depression. Such signs coupled with recent losses such as a […]
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