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10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

Kidneys are the fist-sized organs at the bottom of your rib cage. It is present on both sides of your spine and performs several functions. Most importantly, it filters the waste products, excess water, and other impurities from the blood. The waste products are stored in your bladder and later expelled through urine. In addition,…

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Effects of Smoking on Brain: Things You Need to Know

According to CDC, about half a million Americans die prematurely each year due to smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. Tobacco is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States. Apart from death rates, tobacco use can increase the risk for heart disease, lung disease, cancer, stroke, and many other health conditions.…

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FDA Will Ban Menthol in Cigarettes

The news about FDA banning menthol in cigarettes has been doing rounds since April. According to the Food and Drug Administration, the ban is likely to impose on all menthol-flavored cigars and cigarettes. These menthol cigarettes produce less smoke in comparison to the traditional ones. These cigarettes have been playing an outsized role in hooking…

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Does Smoking Pot Helps With Depression?

Did you know? Depressed people are more than twice as likely to have used pot within the last month, a far higher number than 10 years before. The folks struggling with depression are more into the smoking pot (marijuana) to ease their symptoms. This boom is probably linked to the legalization of marijuana in the…